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CAE - Home, neighbourhood, city

City, buying a house, in a house, problems in houses, decorating and renovation, neighbourhood,

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  1. eke out
    live from day to day, as with some hardship
  2. freewheel
    live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
  3. neighbourly
    exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor
  4. unneighborly
    not exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor
  5. mortgage
    a conveyance of property as security for repaying a loan
  6. downtown
    the central area or commercial center of a town or city
  7. accommodate
    have room for; hold without crowding
    Exp. "to provide accomodation"
  8. skyscraper
    a very tall building with many stories
  9. shelter
    covering that provides protection from the weather
    Exp. "Give or receive shelter"
  10. lodging
    structures collectively in which people are housed
    Exp. "Give or receive lodging"
  11. boarding house
    a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
  12. accommodation
    living quarters provided for public convenience
  13. property
    something owned
  14. housing
    structures collectively in which people are housed
  15. ownership
    the state of being in possession of something
  16. peppercorn rent
    very low or nominal rent
  17. household
    a social unit living together in a residence
  18. comforts
    things that make you comfortable and at ease
  19. swing
    live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style
  20. live down
    live so as to annul some previous behavior
  21. do-it-yourself
    done by yourself
  22. cash out
    choose a simpler life style after questioning personal and career satisfaction goals
  23. handy
    skillful at making things or doing manual tasks
    to be handy around the house
  24. office building
    a building containing offices where work is done
  25. citizen
    a native or naturalized member of a state
  26. ordinance
    an authoritative rule
  27. license fee
    a fee paid to the government for the privilege of being licensed to do something (as selling liquor or practicing medicine)
  28. department store
    a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain
  29. townspeople
    the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
  30. borough
    an English town
  31. shopping mall
    mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
  32. metropolitan
    relating to or characteristic of a large urban area
  33. pedestrian crossing
    street crossing where pedestrians have right of way
  34. sidewalk
    walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians
  35. suburb
    a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
  36. outskirts
    area relatively far from the center, as of a city or town
  37. arrange
    put into a proper or systematic order
    to arrange a mortgage
  38. rate
    a quantity considered as a proportion of another quantity
    do you pay your mortgage on a fixed or variable rate?
  39. estate agent
    a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
  40. solicitor
    a British lawyer who gives legal advice
    a lawyer
  41. conveyancing
    act of transferring property title from one person to another
  42. housewarming
    a party of people assembled to celebrate moving into a new home
  43. brick
    rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln
  44. cement
    a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar
  45. terraced house
    a house that is part of a terrace
  46. cavity wall
    a wall formed of two thicknesses of masonry with a space between them
  47. wallpaper
    a decorative paper for the walls of rooms
  48. plaster
    a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water
  49. supply
    circulate or distribute or equip with
    gas or electricity supply
  50. plumbing
    utility consisting of the pipes and fixtures for the distribution of water or gas in a building and for the disposal of sewage
  51. damp
    slightly wet
  52. dry rot
    a crumbling and drying of timber or bulbs or potatoes or fruit caused by a fungus
  53. timber
    the wood of trees prepared for use as building material
  54. windowsill
    the sill of a window
  55. sill
    structural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure
  56. window frame
    the framework that supports a window
  57. thermostat
    a regulator for automatically regulating temperature
  58. parquet
    a floor made of a patterned wood inlay
  59. tile
    a flat thin rectangular slab used to cover surfaces
  60. coat of paint
    a layer of paint covering something else
  61. finishing touch
    a final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination
Created on October 24, 2013 (updated October 24, 2013)

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