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(Business of assembling), noun aedificatio, amalgamation, architecture, arrangement, assembling, collocation, compilation, composition, conformation, conjunction, constitution, construction, contriving, craftsmanship, creating, design, development, devising, effectuation, efformation, engineering, fabrication, fashioning, formation, formulation, framing, grouping, handiwork, implementation, industry, installation, institution, interrelation, making, manufacture, organization, origination, plan, preparation, production, shaping, structuring, synthesis
Associated concepts: building for a particular use
Foreign phrases: Aedificare in tuo proprio solo non licet quod alteri noceat.It is not lawful to build upon one's own land what may injure another.

building

(Structure), noun abiding place, abode, address, aedificium, boardinghouse, construction, domicile, domus, dulce domum, dwelling, dwelling place, edifice, erection, establishment, fabric, frame, framework, habitat, habitation, headquarters, home, homestead, house, institute, living quarters, lodging, lodging house, lodging place, lodgings, lodgment, piece of architecture, place, place of habitation, premises, quarters, residence, shelter, site, superstructure
Associated concepts: building and construction contracts, building code, building contract, building inspector, building laws, building lien, building lines, building loan, building loan mortgage, building material, building or other improvement, building permit, building purposes, building restriction, building site, building superintenddnt, building trades
See also: creation, edifice, frame, preparation, structure

BUILDING, estates. An edifice erected by art, and fixed upon or over the soil, composed of stone, brick, marble, wood, or other proper substance, 'Connected together, and designed for use in the position in which it is so fixed. Every building is an accessory to the soil, and is, therefore, real estate: it belongs to the owner of the soil. Cruise, tit. 1, S. 46. Vide 1 Chit. Pr. 148, 171; Salk. 459; Hob. 131; 1 Mete. 258; Broom's Max. 172.

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There was no sign of life, save for the occasional policemen and the soldiers guarding the banks and public buildings.
Perry and I were taken, with Ghak, to a large public building, where one of the Sagoths who had formed our guard explained to a Maharan official the circumstances surrounding our capture.
My quarters would have been suitable for housing the greatest of earthly emperors, but to these queer creatures nothing about a building appealed to them but its size and the enormity of its chambers; the larger the building, the more desirable; and so Tal Hajus occupied what must have been an enormous public building, the largest in the city, but entirely unfitted for residence purposes; the next largest was reserved for Lorquas Ptomel, the next for the jed of a lesser rank, and so on to the bottom of the list of five jeds.
It was barely furnished, and a window, thick with dust, looked out on the dingy back-wall of a bank or some public building.
And above the trees shone the great, round, shining face of an illuminated clock in the tower of an antique public building.
The entire lower story and part of the second story of what must once have been a splendid public building rose from a great knoll of shrubbery and trees, while ivy, thick and luxuriant, clambered upward to the summit of the broken walls.
Undoubtedly, since so much could be enclosed in so little a thing as the foundation stone of a public building, this enormous sphere should contain vast histories, profounds of research achieved beyond man's wildest guesses, laws and formulae that, easily mastered, would make man's life on earth, individual and collective, spring up from its present mire to inconceivable heights of purity and power.
Twenty years of romance make a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building.
It had the usual appearance of being, not a private house, but a sort of public building sent into exile in the provinces.
There were 32 public buildings across the country shortlisted for the award, including transport infrastructure, university buildings, healthcare and environmental projects.
WORCESTER -- The city will develop and put into place an aggressive plan to address the problem of drug use in public buildings, City Manager Edward M.
Winstead as Commissioner of GSA's Public Buildings Service.

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