residential

residential
residential ADJECTIVE 1) designed for or relating to residence. 2) providing accommodation in addition to other services. 3) occupied by private houses.
DERIVATIVES residentially adverb.

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  • Residential — Res i*den tial ( d?n shal), a. 1. Of or pertaining to a residence or residents; as, residential trade; a residential part of town. [1913 Webster] 2. Residing; residentiary. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • residential — [rez΄ə den′shəl] adj. 1. of or connected with residence 2. of, characterized by, or suitable for residences, or homes [a residential neighborhood ] ☆ 3. chiefly for residents rather than transients [a residential hotel] residentially adv …   English World dictionary

  • residential — 1650s, serving as a residence, from RESIDENT (Cf. resident) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Meaning having to do with housing is from 1856 …   Etymology dictionary

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  • residential — res|i|den|tial W3 [ˌrezıˈdenʃəl] adj 1.) a residential part of a town consists of private houses, with no offices or factories →↑suburban ▪ a quiet residential neighbourhood 2.) relating to homes rather than offices or businesses →↑domestic ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • residential — adjective Date: 1654 1. a. used as a residence or by residents b. providing living accommodations for students < a residential prep school > 2. restricted to or occupied by residences < a residential neighborhood > 3. of or relating to residence… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • residential — adj. 1 suitable for or occupied by private houses (residential area). 2 used as a residence (residential hotel). 3 based on or connected with residence (the residential qualification for voters; a residential course of study). Derivatives:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • residential — res|i|den|tial [ ,rezı denʃl ] adjective ** 1. ) a residential area is one in which most of the buildings are houses 2. ) AMERICAN a residential school or institution is a place where people with mental or physical problems can live while they… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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