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Nouns (Barrons)

6.1 Construction, Houses, Buildings, and Occupants

to build bâtir
building site un terrain à bâtir
building (n) un bâtiment
to construct construire
to have a house built faire construire une maison
construction la construction
to remodel transformer
architecture l'architecture (f)
architect un(e) architecte
plan, blueprint un plan
material un matériau
construction materials des matériaux de construction
stone une pierre
brick une brique
roofing tile une tuile
tile roof un toit de tuiles
concrete le béton
reinforced concrete construction une construction en béton armé
building (n) un immeuble
tower, high-rise une tour
the high-rise office buildings of la Défense (office district in Paris) les tours de la Défense
a residential area with subsidized housing un(e) HLM (habitation à loyer modéré)
apartment un appartement
deluxe apartment un appartement de luxe
space, room l'espace
to have too little space manquer d'espace
building (n) un édifice
high-rise (n) un building
facade la façade
exterior l'extérieur (m)
The outside of the castle isn't much to look at L'extérieur du château ne paie pas de mine
interior l'intérieur
condominium un appartement en copropriété
studio apartment un studio
two-room apartment un deux-pièces
duplex un duplex
three-room apartment un F3
furnished meublé(e)
He found a furnished apartment Il a trouvé un studio meublé
luxurious luxueux, luxueuse
roomy, spacious spacieux, spacieuse
a large apartment with spacious rooms un grand appartement aux pièces spacieuses
cramped for space à l'étroit
luxury de grand standing
a luxury apartment un appartement de grand standing
additional expenses les charges
The rent is 800 euros not counting extras. Le loyer s'élève à 800 euros sans les charges.
house une maison
single-family house une maison individuelle
pre-fabricated house une maison préfabriquée
single-family house un pavillon
single-family suburban house un pavillon de banlieue
villa une villa
residence, housing area la résidence
place of residence le lieu de résidence
second residence, vacation home une résidence secondaire
to live, reside loger
to live a modest apartment loger dans un appartement modeste
apartment un logement
to live, reside habiter
to live in something habiter qc
dwelling, housing une habitation
to move (houses) déménager
I have moved from Reims to Lyon J'ai déménagé de Reims à Lyon
move (n) le déménagement
to move in emménager (dans)
She has moved into the apartment on the fourth floor Elle a emménagé dans l'appartement du troisième
to settle in, take up residence s'installer
faucet un robinet
to turn on/off the faucet ouvrir/fermer le robinet
sink un évier
tiles le carrelage
owner un(e) propriétaire
property une propriété
to own posséder
to rent louer
Room for rent Chambre à louer
rent (n) le loyer
renter, tenant un(e) locataire
subleaser, sublessee un(e) sous-locataire
rental, lease la location
to put up for rent mettre en location
inhabitant un(e) habitant(e)
neighbor un(e) voisin(e)
concierge, superintendent un(e) concierge
janitor, groundskeeper un(e) gardien(ne)
door la porte
Who knocked on the door? Qui a frappé à la porte?
to ring (a doorbell) sonner
Somebody rang the doorbell! On a sonné!
bell une sonnette
to ring the bell donner un coup de sonnette
lock (n) une serrure
key une clé, une clef
to lock fermer à clé
entrance une entrée
front door la porte d'entrée
corridor un couloir
first floor, ground floor le rez-de-chaussée
floor un étage
I live on the fourth floor J'habite au 3e (étage)
stair, staircase un escalier
to go up/down the stairs monter/descendre l'escalier
He walked up the staircase with difficulty. Il a monté péniblement l'escalier
elevator l'ascenseur (m)
to call for the elevator appeler l'ascenseur
lobby, entrance hall le hall d'entrée
digital access code un digicode
The front door has an electronic lock La porte d'entrée est équipée d'un digicode
intercom un interphone
landing le palier
landing/corridor neighbor un voisin de palier
attic le grenier
room une pièce
three-room apartment un (appartement de) trois pièces
dining room une salle à manger
living room une salle de séjour, un salon
bedroom une chambre, la chambre (à coucher)
guest room la chambre d'amis
kitchen une cuisine
kitchenette une kitchenette
bathroom (including shower and tub) une salle de bains
bathroom, restroom, powder room les W.C. (
The bathroom is occupied. Les W.C. sont occupés
restroom, bathroom les toilettes, le(s) cabinet(s)
toilet (n) les toilettes
toilet bowl la cuvette
roof un toit
chimney une cheminée
floor le sol
cellar, basement le sous-sol
cellar la cave
terrace une terrasse
balcony un balcon
garden un jardin
garage un garage
Did you back the car out of the garage? Tu as sorti la voiture du garage?
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