Definition of 'inhabit'
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He is guilty of inhabiting a fantasy land. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have a list of people ready to inhabit the island. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was a direct association with sinful people and the places they inhabited. Christianity Today (2000)Most women inhabit places on that spectrum with which they are not totally happy. Know Your Own Mind (1991)The perpetrators of violence and their innocent targets do not inhabit the same place on the moral spectrum. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Have it already inhabited by two tribes of feral 1940s schoolboys? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Cherokee inhabited a region coveted by whites because it was suitable for growing cotton. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)This series exposes the animals that inhabit the capital - and the people who adore them. The Sun (2012)But that land is inhabited by a tenth of the world's population. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Their peoples have inhabited the area for about 4,000 years. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)The people who inhabited America at that time were fighting an uphill battle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)During subsequent visits, different people seemed to inhabit the various rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And the place they inhabit is far removed from an Athenian wood. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it means you get this style of performance across the board that is people inhabiting characters rather than pretending to be people. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And it is one of the coldest permanently inhabited places on Earth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has been argued that these peoples may be genetically continuous with older groups that have inhabited the region for almost one hundred thousand years. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)The answer is that the years of economic boom mean that Beijing now inhabits a different place in the ecosystem. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are forced into cooperation within the tribe by the erratic ecology of the lands they inhabit and their consequent inability to sustain the accumulation of wealth. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)There are millions of people inhabiting this planet who are tolerant of others and lead good and fruitful lives without feeling the need for any religious belief. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How logical is it to speak of the "discovery" of America, a land already inhabited by millions of people? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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Translations for 'inhabit'
British English: inhabit VERB
If a place or region is inhabited by a group of people or a species of animal, those people or animals live there.
The valley is inhabited by the Dani tribe.
Definition of inhabit from the Collins English Dictionary
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