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inhabitation (ɪnˌhæbɪˈteɪʃən) 

Definitions

noun

  1. the act of living in a place

inhabit (ɪnˈhæbɪt Pronunciation for inhabit

Definitions

verb

-its, -iting, -ited
  1. (transitive) to live or dwell in; occupy
  2. (intransitive) (archaic) to abide or dwell

Derived Forms

inˈhabitable adjective
inˌhabitaˈbility noun
inˌhabiˈtation noun

Word Origin

C14: from Latin inhabitāre, from habitāre to dwell

Example Sentences Including 'inhabitation'

He says that architecture consists in an inbuilt'intention ' for inhabitation of a structure.
Glasgow Herald (2001)

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