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build·ing / ˈbilding/ (abbr.: bldg.) • n. 1. a structure with a roof and walls, such as a house, school, store, or factory. 2. the process or business of constructing something: the building of highways [as adj.] building materials. ∎  the process of commissioning, financing, or overseeing the construction of something. ∎  the process of creating or developing something, typically a system or situation, over a period of time: the building of democracy in Guatemala. ∎  the process of increasing the intensity of a feeling: a playwright's cunning in the building of suspense.

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Building

a flock of rooks, 1470 [from their nesting habits].

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building •scaffolding •freestanding, hardstanding, landing, misunderstanding, notwithstanding, outstanding, standing, stranding, understanding, upstanding •Harding, self-regarding •undemanding •heading, Reading, steading, wedding •gelding •ending, impending, uncomprehending, unoffending, unpretending •sub-heading • heartrending •goaltending •arcading, grading, lading, shading, unfading, upbraiding •exceeding, leading, misleading, pleading, reeding, self-feeding, sheading, unheeding •Fielding, yielding •inbreeding • stockbreeding •forbidding, Ridding •building • wingding • shipbuilding •bodybuilding • outbuilding •confiding, hiding, riding, siding •wilding •binding, finding •paragliding • wadding •corresponding • hot-rodding •according, hoarding, recording, unrewarding •sailboarding • snowboarding •telerecording • videorecording •Dowding •grounding, sounding, surrounding •foreboding, loading •Golding, holding, moulding (US molding), scolding •landholding • shareholding •smallholding • roadholding •wounding •peasepudding, pudding •underfunding • wording

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