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      n  
   (=process)   construction    f     
→ Building has stopped while the dispute is being resolved.        
→ In Japan, the building of Kansai airport continues.        
   (=structure)   bâtiment    m     
→ There were still people trapped inside fallen buildings.        
→ that ancient institution, the library. A building full of books        
a huge building      un édifice imposant  
   (=block)     (residential, offices)    immeuble    m     


apartment building   , apartment block, apartment house     (US)  
      n   immeuble    m  , maison    f   divisée en appartements  
→ the Manhattan apartment house where they live        
bridge-building  
      n   (=reconciliation)   efforts    mpl   de rapprochement  
building block  
      n  
     (fig)   (=constituent)   composante    f     
→ ... molecules that are the building blocks of all life on earth.        
   building block        (to play with)    cube    m     
→ See if you can make a tower out of the building blocks.        
building contractor  
      n   entrepreneur    m   (en bâtiment)  
building industry  
      n   bâtiment    m  , industrie    f   du bâtiment  
building site  
      n   chantier    m   (de construction)  
building society  
      n     (British)   société    f   de crédit immobilier  
building trade  
      n   (=sector)   l'industrie    f   du bâtiment  
→ A big problem in the building trade is bad debts        
to work in the building trade      [bricklayer, labourer]   travailler dans le bâtiment  
→ he worked for most of his life in the building trade        
building worker  
      n   ouvrier (-ière)      m/f   du bâtiment  
character-building  
      adj  
[activity]  
qui forge le caractère  
→ It sends people aged between 17 and 25 on character-building "expeditions"        
to be character-building      forger le caractère  
→ The experience of boarding school was character-building.        
→ Lots of people think sport is character-building.        
listed building  
      n     (British)   monument    m   classé  
parliament building  
      n   parlement    m     
sick building syndrome  
      n   syndrome    m   des bâtiments malsains
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
pr. part
construisant
[Comp.]
n.
construction ; bâtiment
[Comp.]
n.
réseau d'immeuble à immeuble
[Comp.]
exp.
travaux de construction
n.
entrepreneur en bâtiment
[Bus.]
n.
indice du coût de la construction
[Bus.]
n.
bâtiment décrépit
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'building' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
adj.
building
n.
building
n.
building
n.
building law
[Bus.]
n.
building complex
n.
building developer
n.
building firm
n.
building permit
[Bus.]
nf.
building subsidy
n.
building subsidy
[Bus.]
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