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dwelling

a place where a person lives treating it as his home, for the purposes of housing and rent legislation and which may become the object of protection such as a statutory secure tenancy.
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Heidegger explores how dwelling transforms this location from mere space into home or dwelling place. This transformation is the creation of an ontological topology, a way of experiencing existence as inextricably connected with place, such that an individual's understanding of him- or herself is only fully grasped within the context of the place which shapes his or her identity.
It may have also affected their ability to repair or cope with damage to their dwelling places, thereby exacerbating the problem.
In particular, they employ Hyde's suggestion that ethos can be viewed as a "dwelling place" for rhetorical action.
Accompanied by representatives of the Food and Health Bureau, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Transport Department, Members first observed the ecological environment of the original dwelling places of cattle at Che Ha, Shap Sze Heung, Sai Kung.
The DA has urged farmers to participate in its campaign to hunt rats and destroy their dwelling places. It offers a kilo of rice for every 10 pieces of rat tails presented to entice more people to join.
DIALA / Aswat al-Iraq: Around 10,000 displaced families have returned to their original dwelling places in Diala, director of the emigrants department in Diala said on Wednesday.
Fifteen contributions cover a wide range of topics, considering dogs as animals of sacrifice and animal components of ancient and modern religious ritual and practice; as human companions subject to loving care, visual/symbolic representation, and deliberate or accidental breed manipulation; as working dogs; and as co-inhabitators of human dwelling places and co- consumers of human food resources.
Spanish mystic Teresa of Avila (1515-82) in her masterwork The Interior Castle likens the soul to a castle with seven dwelling places, each of which represents a certain stage of the spiritual journey.
Closed and windowless to the outer world, the walls of the houses standing in these ancient quarters protect an open courtyard from the stray glances of pedestrians and allow the dwelling places inside to receive light and air.
It was a conscious reciprocal exchange, an act of will and a mirroring of dwelling places between the spiritual and the human realms.
Les inspires et leurs demeures (The inspired ones and their dwelling places), a study of visionary builders that was published in 1963 with a preface by Andre Breton, took more than five years to put together.
He goes away to prepare "dwelling places" for them in his Father's house and he will come back to them.