Definition of Bauhaus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbaʊhaʊs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbaʊhaʊs//
[uncountable] (from German) Architectural styles
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a style and movement in German architecture and design in the early 20th century that was influenced by the methods and materials used in industry and placed emphasis on how things would be used See related entries: Architectural styles Word OriginGerman, ‘house of architecture’, from Bau ‘building’ + Haus ‘house’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Bauhaus