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Definition of Housing

Housing

  1. of House
  2. The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation.
  3. That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively.
  4. The space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another.
  5. A niche for a statue.
  6. A frame or support for holding something in place, as journal boxes, etc.
  7. That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.
  8. A covering or protection, as an awning over the deck of a ship when laid up.
  9. A houseline. See Houseline.
  10. A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
  11. An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.

Housing Quotations

All over the world, social innovation is tackling some of the most pressing problems facing society today - from fair trade, distance learning, hospices, urban farming and waste reduction to restorative justice and zero-carbon housing. But most of these are growing despite, not because of, help from governments.
Geoff Mulgan

A considerable share of the world's population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education and quality health care.
Vladimir Putin

Quality, affordable housing is a key element of a strong and secure Iowa.
Thomas Vilsack

Let's not leave an educational vacuum to be filled by religious extremists who go to families who have no other option and offer meals, housing and some form of education. If we are going to combat extremism then we must educate those very same children.
Hillary Clinton

The financial crisis of 2008 was not caused by investment banks betting against the housing market in 2007. It was caused by the fact that too few investors - including all of the big investment banks - bet too heavily on the housing market in the years before 2007.
James Surowiecki
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Housing Translations

housing in French is placement, logeant
housing in German is wohnend, Unterkunft
housing in Italian is alloggiamento
housing in Norwegian is bolig
housing in Swedish is bostad
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