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Translation of house in French:


British English: /haʊs/
American English: /haʊs/
  • 1 (home) at my/his house
    chez moi/lui
    to go/come to somebody's house
    aller/venir chez quelqu'un
    to be good around the house
    aider à la maison
    to keep house
    tenir la maison
    for de
    you'll wake the whole house
    tu vas réveiller toute la maison
    the children were playing house
    les enfants jouaient au papa et à la maman
  • 2
    also: House
    Chambre (f)
    the bill before the house
    le projet de loi soumis à la Chambre
    this house deplores
    les députés ici présents déplorent
  • 3 (Business) on the house
    aux frais de la maison
    the drinks are on the house!
    c'est la maison qui offre!
  • 5
    also: House
    (family line) the house of Windsor
    la Maison des Windsor
  • 7 (British English) (School) (team)
    (formé à l'entrée de l'école pour les activités extra-scolaires)
  • 9
    also: House
    house music (f)
    (musique de discothèque)

transitive verb

British English: /haʊz/
American English: /haʊz/
  • 1 (give lodging to) (permanently)
    (temporarily) (homeless, refugees)
    to be badly ou poorly housed
    être mal logé
  • 2 (contain)
    (building, room, library) (books, collection, exhibition)


to put ou set one's house in order

first set your own house in order
vous devriez d'abord mettre de l'ordre dans vos propres affaires

to get on like a house on fire

s'entendre à merveille

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