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housing

Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊzɪŋ/

Translation of housing in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (dwellings) viviendas (feminine plural) (before noun/delante del nombre) poor housing conditions viviendas inadecuadas housing market mercado (masculine) inmobiliario housing shortage escasez (feminine) de viviendas
    Example sentences
    • The first phase of the largest development of homes under the affordable housing scheme in this country sold within the space of two weeks in May in Dublin.
    • South Woodham town councillors have again stated their opposition to plans to build affordable housing and retirement flats in the town
    • In late 1999, the government announced that it intended to force builders to provide social and affordable housing units within their developments.
    1.2 (provision of houses) the government's policy on housing la política del gobierno en cuanto al problema de la vivienda the housing of refugees in these camps el alojamiento de refugiados en estos campamentos
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (cover) caja (feminine) protectora 2.2 (hole) abertura (feminine), hueco (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Which housings / trims are rated for damp location?
    • Clamp a piece of straight edged waste wood in line with one of the groove lines and using the waste wood as guide, saw down to the bottom of the housing.
    Example sentences
    • Mr Greenhalgh went on: ‘Noise won't be a factor either because of state of the art noise damping equipment and acoustic housings we will install.
    • Transmitter and receiver are supplied fully enclosed in housings measuring 45 x 55 x 15 mm with connectors for external dipole antennas.
    • Electronic engine components are usually enclosed in plastic housings which are formed from molten plastic in injection molding machines.
    Example sentences
    • Outside there would be gorgeously caparisoned elephants and horses with rich housings, palanquins and teams of palanquin bearers, four in hand coaches, and subsequently Rolls Royces and Daimlers.
    • In military use, housings and holster caps served to identify the unit and rank of any mounted soldier.

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