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I do strongly believe myself that members of the government who sit in the House of Lords should be accountable to the elected House because otherwise there is a democratic deficit, and that is wrong.
John Bercow

Meaning of "the House" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE HOUSE

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WHAT DOES THE HOUSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

The House

The House might refer to: ▪ A casino, in the context of a gamble for which it sets the terms ▪ Christ Church, Oxford, a college whose nickname "The House" was once common ▪ Random House, a publishing company nicknamed "The House" ▪ The House of Commons of the United Kingdom ▪ The United States House of Representatives ▪ The House, Michelin starred restaurant in Ireland...

Definition of the House in the English dictionary

The definition of the House in the dictionary is the Stock Exchange.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE HOUSE

the High Renaissance
the High Street
the Highlands
the highveld
the hills
the Himalayas
the Holocene
the holy
the Holy City
the Holy Family
the Holy Land
the Holy One
the Honourable
the Hook of Holland
the horse´s mouth
the hots
the hounds
the hour
the human race
the humanities

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE HOUSE

Acid House
Admiralty House
Broadcasting House
Chatsworth House
clerk of the House
Committee of the Whole House
Father of the House
Government House
Harewood House
house
Kenwood House
Mansion House
Osborne House
Queen´s House
Somerset House
Syon House
the Mansion House
the White House
Trinity House
White House
Wilton House

Synonyms and antonyms of the House in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the House» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE HOUSE

Find out the translation of the House to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the House from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the House» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

众议院
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la Casa
570 millions of speakers

English

the House
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हाउस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البيت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Дом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Casa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la Maison
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

rumah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

das Haus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハウス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

omah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வீடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ev
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

la Casa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dom
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

будинок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Casa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

η Βουλή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die Huis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

huset
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

House
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the House

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE HOUSE»

The term «the House» is very widely used and occupies the 3.997 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE HOUSE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «the House» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «the House» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the House

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10 QUOTES WITH «THE HOUSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word the House.
1
Gary Allan
I love the intimacy of venues like the House of Blues. When everyone is packed in and so close to you, it makes you play differently. It's so much more fun to play because there's so much more high energy in a place like that.
2
Clement Attlee
The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days.
3
Walter Bagehot
A severe though not unfriendly critic of our institutions said that the cure for admiring the House of Lords was to go and look at it.
4
Walter Bagehot
The cure for admiring the House of Lords is to go and look at it.
5
Alben W. Barkley
I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the mighty.
6
Joe Barton
The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields.
7
Melissa Bean
As a member of the House Committee on Small Business and because of my own experience as a small business owner, I am appreciative of the impact these small businesses have on our local economies.
8
John Bercow
I do strongly believe myself that members of the government who sit in the House of Lords should be accountable to the elected House because otherwise there is a democratic deficit, and that is wrong.
9
Jo Bonner
There is one final point I would like to make this week. As I said on the floor of the House during deliberation of this latest supplemental, hope is something Americans should never lose. Let each of us, both by our words and actions, continue to provide that hope.
10
Leonard Boswell
The 9/11 Commission recently released their report, citing important changes which need to be made to improve our nation's homeland security. I voiced my disappointment with the House leadership when this report was left until after the August recess for action.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE HOUSE»

Discover the use of the House in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the House and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
21: Bringing Down the House - Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story ...
Recounts the story of how a notorious gang of MIT blackjack savants devised and received backing for a system for winning at the world's most sophisticated casinos, an endeavor that earned them more than three million dollars.
Ben Mezrich, 2008
2
The House Book
A visual feast of 500 iconic houses and traditional dwellings from all over the world, The House Book presents a vibrant and fresh view of architects and designers responsible for some of the most diverse international houses of all time.
Editors of Phaidon Press, 2001
3
The House Girl
Alternating between antebellum Virginia and modern-day New York, this searing tale of art and history, love and secrets explores what it means to repair a wrong, and asks whether truth can be more important than justice.
Tara Conklin, 2013
4
The Little House
Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for her memorable picture book The Little House, a poignant story of a cute country cottage that becomes engulfed by the city that grows up around it.
Virginia Lee Burton, 2009
5
The Round House
Their quest takes them first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning.
Louise Erdrich, 2012
6
About the House: Lévi-Strauss and Beyond
Inspired by Lévi-Strauss' suggestion that the multi-functional noble houses of Medieval Europe were simply the best-known examples of a widespread social institution, the contributors to this collection analyze "house" systems in Southeast ...
Janet Carsten, Stephen Hugh-Jones, 1995
7
The House of the Spirits
Set in an unnamed Latin American country over three generations, The House of the Spirits is a magnificent epic of a proud and passionate family, secret loves and violent revolution.
Isabel Allende, 2011
8
The House at Riverton: A Novel
Told in flashback, this is the story of Grace's youth during the last days of Edwardian aristocratic privilege shattered by war, of the vibrant twenties and the changes she witnessed as an entire way of life vanished forever.
Kate Morton, 2008
9
The Orchid House: A Novel
This atmospheric story alternates between the magical world of Wharton Park and Thailand during World War II. Filled with twists and turns, passions and lies, and ultimately redemption, The Orchid House is a beautiful, romantic, and ...
Lucinda Riley, 2012
10
The House of the Scorpion
Nancy Farmer. kissed him on the cheek, and Matt kissed her back. The feel of her skin stayed on his lips for a long time after she was gone. It wasn't a front-row seat, but it was the best he could do. Matt was positioned behind the peephole ...
Nancy Farmer, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE HOUSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the House is used in the context of the following news items.
1
House votes to ban Confederate flags at federal cemeteries
After just two minutes of floor debate late Tuesday evening, the House passed a measure to prohibit the display of Confederate flags on graves in federal ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
2
House Approves Trade Bill's Expansion of Worker Aid
WASHINGTON — The House gave final approval on Thursday to a significant expansion of aid to workers displaced by global competition, sending to President ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
3
House chaos on DHS funding leaves GOP senators fuming
Senate Republicans are fuming over the House GOP's decision to extend the standoff over the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), a move that they say ... «The Hill, Mar 15»
4
House votes down ObamaCare's 30-hour workweek, 252-172
The House on Thursday in a 252-172 vote approved legislation that would waive fees on businesses that do not offer health insurance to employees working ... «The Hill, Jan 15»
5
House Approves $1.1T Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown, Sends …
Just hours before a midnight deadline approached, the House of Representatives voted to approve a $1.1 trillion spending package to keep the federal ... «ABC News, Dec 14»
6
House Republicans Vote to Block Obama's Immigration Order
The House of Representatives issued another largely symbolic rebuke to President Barack Obama's agenda Thursday, voting to roll back his immigration ... «NBCNews.com, Dec 14»
7
House votes to approve Keystone pipeline, showdown looms in …
The House voted Friday to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, sending the bill to the Senate for a showdown vote next week that could -- for the first time -- put ... «Fox News, Nov 14»
8
House: Republicans head to bigger majority
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, whose tenure has been marked by revolts ... "The House Republican conference will include more Boehner allies and ... «USA TODAY, Nov 14»
9
House votes to sue Obama
Rather than seeking to impeach Obama, however, GOP leaders in the House rallied around the lawsuit as a way of bottling up grassroots anger that would not ... «The Hill, Jul 14»
10
House approves 'clean' debt-ceiling bill, advance it to Senate
The House approved a year-long suspension of the nation's debt limit Tuesday in a vote that left Republicans once again ceding control to Democrats after a ... «Washington Post, Feb 14»

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