an official certificate of permission issued by local authorities to a builder to construct, enlarge, or alter a building.
savings and loan association. noun a cooperative organization that accepts deposits of money from savers and uses them to make loans, secured by mortgages, to house buyers. Since 1986 they have been empowered to offer banking services
simple past tense and past participle of build. Informal. of sound or sturdy construction: These cars are really built. having a good physique or figure: That lifeguard is really built! Nautical. noting any member or part of a vessel assembled from pieces: built frame; built spar. to construct (especially something complex) by assembling and joining […]
noun (angling) another name for split cane
planned obsolescence. a method of stimulating consumer demand by designing products that wear out or become outmoded after limited use. noun See planned obsolescence noun the policy of deliberately limiting the life of a product in order to encourage the purchaser to replace it Also called built-in obsolescence planned obsolescence [(ob-suh-les-uhns)]