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  1. dwell·ing
    IPA[ˈdweliNG]
  2. noun

    • 1. a house, apartment, or other place of residence:

      the proposed dwelling is out of keeping with those nearby
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: dwelling, plural noun: dwellings

    • noun

      a house, flat, or other place of residence:
    • adjective

      (of an aquatic organism) dwelling on or near the bed of the sea, a lake, or other body of water.

      (of a person or organization) characterized by poor, questionable, or unethical performance.

    • noun

      a house used as a residence and not for business purposes.
    • noun

      a prehistoric hut built on piles driven into the bed or shore of a lake.
    • noun

      a house used as a residence rather than for business.
    • noun

      (in prehistoric times) a dwelling built on piles over a lake.
    • adjective

      (of an aquatic organism) living on or near the bed of the sea, a lake, or other body of water.
    • noun

      a prehistoric hut built on piles driven into the bed or shore of a lake.
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