Definition of 'inhabitant'
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Sa Dec is a small city of 30,000 inhabitants and relatively undisturbed by tourists. The Sun (2016)Turkey's imprisonment of writers and teachers today is railed against by many of the city 's inhabitants for not just humanitarian but historical reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In two years the city would become almost totally empty of its former inhabitants. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)The six inhabitants now live near by with relatives. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The local inhabitants would not sleep on the island themselves. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)Most of the original inhabitants had fled or been killed. Broken Lives (1993)And last week the former inhabitants of the other lost their battle for a right to return. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Locals say many inhabitants are alcoholics and drug addicts who spend the day sleeping indoors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)How their own activities appeared to the local inhabitants rarely seems to have been taken into account. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)And where are the local inhabitants who played such a major part in the settlement? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The original inhabitants carved them from soft volcanic rock and almost all are positioned around the coast facing inland. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To this day the native inhabitants of these regions continue to be exploited and harassed out of their ancestral lands. Christianity Today (2000)Of course there are things that inhabitants of a city can't know. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The region 's inhabitants have taken little notice of this frontier from that day to this. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Its 100 or so inhabitants lived almost entirely without technology. Times, Sunday Times (2012)On the Japanese shore the elderly former inhabitants look on in frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The problem was not that it mechanically blamed all the island's misfortunes on its original inhabitants. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)But there are no other reminders of the house's famous former inhabitant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Returning from the old town, we were taken to see some of the inhabitants who lived in the cellars. Broken Lives (1993)Was the original inhabitant a Romanian? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The huge island has just 2,500 permanent inhabitants and 3,000 polar bears. The Sun (2015)The subsequent riot lasted for hours and led to street fighting as police struggled to control the rage of some of the city 's poorest inhabitants. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More than 700 of the city 's inhabitants lost their lives. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet its former inhabitants, much like the seabirds, are endangered. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Manhattan was a dangerous, brutal place, its inhabitants surviving under a cloud of drugs and violence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Thousands died from disease and hunger in the makeshift camps where most of Darfur's inhabitants now live. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'inhabitant'
British English: inhabitant /ɪnˈhæbɪtənt/ NOUN
The inhabitants of a place are the people who live there.
...the inhabitants of the town.
- American English: inhabitant
- Arabic: سَاكِنٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: habitante
- Chinese: 居民
- Croatian: stanovnik
- Czech: obyvatel
- Danish: beboer
- Dutch: inwoner
- European Spanish: habitante
- Finnish: asukas
- French: habitant
- German: Bewohner
- Greek: κάτοικος
- Italian: abitante
- Japanese: 住人
- Korean: 주민
- Norwegian: innbygger
- Polish: mieszkaniec
- European Portuguese: habitante
- Romanian: locuitor
- Russian: житель
- Spanish: habitante
- Swedish: invånare
- Thai: ผู้อยู่อาศัย
- Turkish: sakin konut
- Ukrainian: мешканець
- Vietnamese: dân cư
Definition of inhabitant from the Collins English Dictionary
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