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

 

dwelling

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdwelɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdwelɪŋ//
 
(formal) Types of home
 
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a house, flat/apartment, etc. where a person lives The development will consist of 66 dwellings and a number of offices. an application to convert the old barn into a dwelling the ancient Native American cliff dwellings See related entries: Types of home
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