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dwelling 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈdweliNG/,
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dwellings, plural;
  1. A house, apartment, or other place of residence


  1. housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
  2. Dwelling, as well as being a term for a house, or for living somewhere, or for lingering somewhere, is a philosophical concept which was developed by Martin Heidegger.
  3. (Dwellings) A house is a home, building or structure that is a dwelling or place for habitation by human beings. The term includes many kinds of dwellings ranging from rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes to free standing individual structures.Schoenauer, Norbert (2000). ...
  4. A habitation; a place or house in which a person lives; abode; domicile
  5. (dwelled) Simple past of dwell
  6. (Dwellings) comprises houses and other dwellings (flats, home units, villa units, duplexes, mobile homes, caravans used as the principal residences of households, etc.). Expenditure on the construction of hostel-type accommodation, prisons and motels is included in Other buildings and structures.
  7. (dwellings) Suitable d. for monks; s. senásana. Satisfied with whatever d.; s. dhutanga.
  8. The living quarters occupied, or intended for occupancy, by a household.
  9. A house or other building which serves as a home.
  10. the residence or building insured by the property policy.
  11. Dwelling means any residential structure, whether or not attached to real property. It includes vacation or second homes and rental properties; multifamily as well as one-to-four-family structures; individual condominium and cooperative units; and manufactured and mobile homes. ...
  12. any enclosed space wholly or partly used or intended to be used for living, sleeping, cooking, and eating. (Temporary housing, as hereinafter defined, shall not be classified as a dwelling. ...
  13. A dwelling is a residential unit consisting of one or more rooms that are built or rebuilt as an all-year private residence for one or more persons. It must be possible to enter the rooms without going through another dwelling. A dwelling can be either a flat or a bedsit. ...
  14. A building or portion of a building arranged or designed to provide living facilities for one or more families.  By regulation, the inclusion of a stove or range in a room or set of connected rooms constitutes a dwelling unit. ...
  15. A dwelling is defined as a structurally separate set of living premises with a private entrance from outside the building or from a common hallway or stairway inside. ...
  16. A room or suite of rooms occupied or used or so constructed or adapted to be capable of being occupied or used as a separate domicile.
  17. Any building, premises, structure or any other place or part thereof used predominantly as a place of residence.
  18. A building designed for use as a residence for no more than four families or a single-family unit in building under a condominium form of ownership.
  19. Structure or portion thereof used for residential habitation.
  20. a structure where people reside as distinguished from a warehouse, retail store, or any other building.
  21. A house, townhouse, condominium, cottage, or a Residential Building containing not more that four dwelling units under one roof.
  22. structure or building, or any portion thereof which is used, intended, or designed to be occupied for temporary or permanent human living purposes including, but not limited to: houses, houseboats, mobile homes, motor homes, travel trailers, hotels, motels, & apartments.
  23. Any structure designed or used for the shelter or housing of one (1) or more persons.
  24. The premises where a household lives. May be a house, flat, caravan, boat, etc. It is a place, not a group of people.
  25. The structure of your home and other structures. Coverage pays to repair or rebuild your home if it is damaged or destroyed by fire, hail, lightning or other losses listed in your policy.