imposing building
index edifice

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • building — [bil′diŋ] n. 1. anything that is built with walls and a roof, as a house or factory; structure 2. the act, process, work, or business of constructing houses, ships, etc. SYN. BUILDING is the general term applied to a fixed structure in which… …   English World dictionary

  • building — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Architectural structure Nouns 1. edifice, structure, construction. See form, production, architecture. 2. house, home, abode. 3. (types of buildings) A frame, prefab, Quonset hut, ranch house, saltbox,… …   English dictionary for students

  • imposing — im|pos|ing [ımˈpəuzıŋ US ˈpou ] adj large, impressive, and appearing important ▪ an imposing building ▪ He s a tall, quietly spoken, but imposing figure …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • imposing — im|pos|ing [ ım pouzıŋ ] adjective large and impressive: He was an imposing figure on stage. an imposing building …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • building */*/*/ — UK [ˈbɪldɪŋ] / US noun Word forms building : singular building plural buildings 1) [countable] a structure made of a strong material such as stone or wood that has a roof and walls, for example a house The church is the only ancient building in… …   English dictionary

  • imposing — UK [ɪmˈpəʊzɪŋ] / US [ɪmˈpoʊzɪŋ] adjective large and impressive He was an imposing figure on stage. an imposing building …   English dictionary

  • imposing — adjective large, important looking, and impressive: an imposing building …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • building of imposing appearance — index edifice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Building — For other uses, see Building (disambiguation). Further information: Real estate development A building and skybridge in Munich, Germany …   Wikipedia

  • building — buildingless, adj. /bil ding/, n. 1. a relatively permanent enclosed construction over a plot of land, having a roof and usually windows and often more than one level, used for any of a wide variety of activities, as living, entertaining, or… …   Universalium

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