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House

Firms that conduct business as broker-dealers in securities or in the investment banking field are characterized as houses.

House

A broker-dealer or underwriting person or firm. Houses are usually large institutions, but may also be an individual. They provide investment advising services, place and execute orders on behalf of clients, and place new issues with investors.

house

An organization that acts as a broker-dealer or an underwriter.

house

In real estate jargon, generally indicates a detached dwelling on a parcel of its own land.

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We own our paid-for home and utility truck, a houseful of furniture and a library of books.
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Born in Ilford, Essex, her mother Welsh and her father an Anglican clergyman converted from Judaism, Levertov received no formal education, but learned at home in an actively literary family with a houseful of books.
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People in large number have got their tickets booked in advance and the shows are houseful for the weekend.
It will give me an opportunity to see a houseful Test match.
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