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audio ca·sa

f.
  1. (edificio) house
  2. (residencia) home, dwelling
  3. (familia) household, family
  4. house, line
    la casa de Borbón the house of Bourbon
  5. (establecimiento) business establishment, firm
  6. (escaque) square (of a board game)

Idioms:
caérsele la casa encima
figurative, colloquial to be overwhelmed
casa Blanca
White House
casa celeste
astrology house
casa central
central office
casa consistorial
town hall
casa de altos
Argentina , Chile , Paraguay multistory building
casa de asistencia
America boarding house
casa de banca
commerce banking house
casa de beneficencia
settlement house, poorhouse
casa de campo
country house
casa de caridad
poorhouse
casa de citas
house of assignation
casa de comercio
business firm
casa de corrección
house of correction, reformatory
casa de correos
post office
casa de cuna
  1. (orfanatorio) foundling home
  2. (guardería) nursery
casa de departamentos
South America apartment house
casa de Dios or del Señor
religion house of God, church
casa de empeños
pawnshop
casa de expósitos
foundling home, orphanage
casa de fieras
menagerie, zoo
casa de juego
gambling house, casino
casa de labor or de labranza
farmhouse
casa de locos or de orates
insane asylum, madhouse
casa de la Moneda
mint
casa de oración
religion house of prayer
casa de postas
post house, inn
casa de socorro
first aid station
casa de tócame Roque
colloquial messy house
casa de vecindad
tenement house
casa editorial
publishing house
casa exportadora
exporter
casa importadora
importer
casa matriz
religion motherhouse
casa mortuoria
house of mourning
casa móvil
mobile home, trailer
casa paterna
paternal home
casa pública
brothel
casa real
  1. (palacio) royal palace
  2. (familia) royal family
casa rectoral
rectory
casa religiosa
convent
casa remolque
trailer, camper
casa rodante
mobile home, trailer
casa Rosada
Pink House (official residence of the Argentinian president)
casa solariega
ancestral home, family seat
casa y comida
room and board
como Pedro por su casa
right at home
de casa en casa
from house to house
echar la casa por la ventana
figurative, colloquial to roll out the red carpet, go all out
empezar la casa por el tejado
figurative to put the cart before the horse
en casa
at home, in
en casa de
at the home of
estar de casa
to be casually dressed
estar fuera de casa
to be out
franquear la casa a
to open one's home to
hacer casa
to get rich
ir a casa
to go home
llevar la casa
colloquial to run the house, wear the pants in the family
no tener casa ni hogar
to be homeless
poner casa
to set up housekeeping
sentirse como en la casa de uno
to feel at home
ser de casa
  1. colloquial to be a close friend of the family
  2. (ser hogareño) to be a homebody
Inflected Forms: casas - femi

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