English - Vietnamese Dictionary
storey /'stɔ:ri/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- to be a little wrong in the upper storey: dở hơi
+a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
Advanced English Dictionary
floor, level, tier, Chiefly US story:
The new building is five storeys high.
(especially BrE) (AmE usually story) noun (plural storeys, AmE stories)Collocation Dictionary
1 a level of a building; a floor: the upper / lower storey of the house + a single-storey / two-storey / three-storey building
See also - MULTI-STOREY
2 (-storeyed) (AmE -storied) (in adjectives) (of a building) having the number of levels mentioned: a four-storeyed building
storey / floor
You use storey (BrE)/story (AmE) mainly when you are talking about the number of levels a building has: a five-storey house + The office building is five storeys high.
Floor is used mainly to talk about which particular level in the building someone lives on, goes to, etc.: His office is on the fifth floor.
- note at FLOOR
lower | top, upper
VERB + STOREY
The house has three storeys.
The kitchen occupies the lower storey.
on a/the ~
I live on the top storey.
5/10, etc. storeys high
The building is four storeys high.
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