building site

a lot on which there are no permanent buildings
Syn: ↑vacant lot
Hypernyms: ↑lot
Hyponyms: ↑sandlot

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ˈbuilding site [building site] (especially BrE) (NAmE usually conˈstruction site) noun
an area of land where sth is being built
See also:construction site

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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