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edifice

 
Noun edifice has 1 sense
  1. building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
    --1 is a kind of structure, construction
    --1 has parts:
     annex, annexe, extension, wing; anteroom, antechamber, entrance hall, hall, foyer, lobby, vestibule; corner, quoin; corner, nook; cornerstone; cornerstone; court, courtyard; cullis; elevator, lift; exterior door, outside door; floor, level, storey, story; foundation stone; heating system, heating plant, heating, heat; interior door; roof; room; scantling, stud; shaft; skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframe; stairway, staircase, stairs, steps; wall; window; crawlspace, crawl space
    --1 has particulars:
     abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse; apartment building, apartment house; architecture; aviary, bird sanctuary, volary; bathhouse, bathing machine; bowling alley; center, centre; chapterhouse; clubhouse, club; dormitory, dorm, residence hall, hall, student residence; farm building; feedlot; firetrap; gambling house, gambling den, gambling hell, gaming house; gazebo, summerhouse; government building; greenhouse, nursery, glasshouse; hall; hall; Hall of Fame; hotel; hotel-casino, casino-hotel; house; house; Independence Hall; library; medical building, health facility, healthcare facility; ministry; morgue, mortuary, dead room; observatory; office building, office block; opium den; outbuilding; packinghouse; place of worship, house of prayer, house of God, house of worship; planetarium; presbytery; restaurant, eating house, eating place; rest house; rink, skating rink; Roman building; rotunda; ruin; school, schoolhouse; shooting gallery; signal box; skyscraper; student union; tavern, tap house; telecom hotel, telco building; temple; theater, theatre, house; whorehouse, brothel, bordello, bagnio, house of prostitution, house of ill repute, bawdyhouse, cathouse, sporting house; Houses of Parliament
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