Edifice - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈedɪfɪs|  American pronunciation of the word edifice
Brit.  |ˈɛdɪfɪs|  British pronunciation of the word edifice


- a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place(syn: building)

it was an imposing edifice


a magnificent edifice with a domed ceiling

...the U.S. Capitol is one of our nation's most impressive edifices...

Their head office was an imposing edifice.

a golden edifice with an onion-shaped cupola

Word forms

singular: edifice
plural: edifices
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