Definition of house swapping in English:

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house swapping


The practice of temporarily exchanging homes with another person or family, typically for a vacation: the secrets to successful house swapping include flexibility and open-mindedness
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  • Shelling out for a hotel while on holiday can cost thousands of pounds, but with house swapping there are no accommodation costs.
  • "Quite simply, house swapping means that we can afford to take more holidays", explains Rod Hirst, a retired teacher who, with his wife Mary, has done 26 swaps in all.
  • Budget Travel did an article on house swapping and the author specifically addressed theft.

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Syllabification: house swap·ping

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