dwelling

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdwɛ.lɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlɪŋ
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English dwelling, duelling (delay, continuance, abode). More at dwell.

Noun[edit]

dwelling (plural dwellings)

  1. A house or place in which a person lives; a habitation, a home.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:abode
    The old house served as a dwelling for Albert.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From dwell +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

dwelling

  1. present participle of dwell
    I was dwelling in the cave..