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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 have already received excellent feedback about the cleaning and general housekeeping standards in rooms and across the hotel.
Caption(s): The Good Housekeeping Institute test kitchen has four sets of major appliances from Bosch, KitchenAid, GE and Kenmore.
Good Housekeeping was launched in 1922 and previous cover stars include Oprah Winfrey.
Other vitally important messages reinforced in the pages of Good Housekeeping during the war years included the need to recycle and save paper and the benefits of growing your own food.
Analysis of the sequences of housekeeping genes (atpD, scoB, glnA and recA) showed that strains cluster according to their geographic origins (15,20).
So, housekeeping and laundry operations have taken on a role of greater importance in the marketing of a facility.
The majority of assisted living has followed the bundled model, where there's a monthly fee for a minimum of one or two meals a day plus personal care and housekeeping," Martin continues.
Even when used for ordinary housekeeping functions, these throwaway vacuums are expensive to operate, noisy and inefficient.
They do "altruistic housekeeping," in the words of Tim Benton of the University of Stifling in Scotland and William Foster of Cambridge University in England.
For example, home-health aides performed housekeeping activities, which, according to the plan, were covered only if they were incidental to personal care.
The May 2002 issue of Good Housekeeping is published on Monday, April 8, priced 2.