houseroom


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house·room

 (hous′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
Space or accommodation in or as if in a house.

houseroom

(ˈhaʊsˌrʊm; -ˌruːm)
n
1. room for storage or lodging
2. give something houseroom (used with a negative) to have or keep something in one's house: I wouldn't give that vase houseroom.

house•room

(ˈhaʊsˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
lodging in a house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.houseroom - space for accommodation in a house; "I wouldn't give that table houseroom"
elbow room, room, way - space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
Translations

houseroom

[ˈhaʊsrʊm] N to give sth houseroomguardar algo en su casa
I wouldn't give it houseroomno lo tendría en casa

houseroom

house room [ˈhaʊsruːm] n
to give sb houseroom (= admit) → ouvrir la porte à qn
to give sth houseroom
I wouldn't give it houseroom → Je n'en voudrais pas chez moi.house rule n
(in family)règle f de la maison
(in institution)
No drugs is a house rule → Les drogues sont interdites ici.house sale nvente f immobilièrehouse-sit [ˈhaʊssɪt] vi
to house-sit for sb → garder la maison de qnHouses of Parliament n (in Britain) the Houses of Parliament (= building) → le palais de Westminster (= members) → le Parlementhouse-to-house [ˌhaʊstəˈhaʊs] adj [enquiries, search] → maison par maisonhouse-train [ˈhaʊstreɪn] vt (British) to house-train an animal → apprendre à être propre à un animalhouse-trained [ˈhaʊstreɪnd] adj (British) [animal] → propre

houseroom

[ˈhaʊsˌrʊm] n I wouldn't give it houseroom (fam) → non lo vorrei avere in casa mia neanche se me lo regalassero
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You will have no business here.Let it stay, however,' said she; `give it houseroom till Colonel Campbell comes back.
Mughal considered occupied territories as their royal "houseroom" where their herds and cattle grazed and their citizens lived.
And who is giving him houseroom on the TV news to talk as if he is a politician again?
And before you decide that you'd never give this subject matter houseroom, these small paintings command sticker prices of around $250,000.
But, in the North of Europe so many things are necessary which are not wanted in the South; food, clothing, firing and houseroom must be on so much costlier a scale, that the Northerner's chief hope is to increase his income: to diminish his toil is a secondary question with him.
It came at Belmont Park within a fortnight of Lester picking up his stick again, when in a fabled race to which no kid's comic would give houseroom, Lester won a pulsating Breeders' Cup Mile on Royal Academy.
They are not people we would give houseroom to in Britain.