Definition of 'habitable'
Example sentences containing 'habitable'
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The special conditions of the tundra make it barely habitable for humans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Everyone told her not to buy it, saying it could cost anything up to 7 million to make it habitable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will dig for evidence of habitable zones. The Sun (2008)He and his two sons moved into a local inn while the house was made habitable. The Life and Adventures of William Cobbett (2005)We have tried to make it habitable. Christianity Today (2000)The council moved her to a threebedroom property but she found it barely habitable. The Sun (2014)There may well be more habitable moons than planets in the cosmos. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a big difference between a planet being habitable and it being inhabited. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The place is perfectly habitable, but there is work to be done. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Svalbard is the end of the line, the suburb at the edge of the habitable world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Otherwise, the place is perfectly habitable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The star is also committed to spending at least 600,000 more just to make it habitable. The Sun (2009)The selling agent advises that it needs at least 100,000 spent on it to make it habitable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Within the next 20 years we could have discovered dozens of habitable planets. The Sun (2015)Probably 50,000 just to make it habitable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Why is Earth the only habitable planet that we know of? Times, Sunday Times (2013)In fact, it is this effect that is responsible for making our planet habitable. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)In some streets barely habitable houses are let to benefit claimants, many of whom have drug habits. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But you can do a project as you go along, spending a bit to make a chunk habitable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All the dramas we went through to make the place habitable have been forgotten and for us the house represents a real labour of love. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The premise is that another habitable planet has been discovered and it seems to be a mirror image of Earth. Times, Sunday Times (2011)These painted a depressing picture of a world assailed by floods and wars, with a shrinking number of habitable places. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But if we had cheap loans, people could afford to make homes habitable and the rent would cover the loan. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then the place was habitable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Synonyms of 'habitable'
fit to live in, in good repair, liveable in, fit to inhabit
Trends of 'habitable'
Used Occasionally. habitable is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of habitable from the Collins English Dictionary
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