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residential

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adjective res·i·den·tial \ˌre-zə-ˈden(t)-shəl, ˌrez-ˈden(t)-\

Simple Definition of residential

  • : containing mostly homes instead of stores, businesses, etc.

  • : used as a place to live

  • : of or relating to the places where people live

Full Definition of residential

  1. 1 a :  used as a residence or by residents b :  providing living accommodations for students <a residential prep school>

  2. 2 :  restricted to or occupied by residences <a residential neighborhood>

  3. 3 :  of or relating to residence or residences

  4. 4 :  provided to patients residing in a facility <residential drug treatment>; also :  being a facility providing such treatment <a residential treatment center>

res·i·den·tial·ly play \-ˈden(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of residential

  1. The company offers insurance for commercial and residential customers.



1654

First Known Use of residential

1654

Rhymes with residential


RESIDENTIAL Defined for Kids

residential

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adjective res·i·den·tial \ˌre-zə-ˈden-shəl\

Definition of residential

  1. 1 :  used as a residence or by residents <a residential hotel>

  2. 2 :  suitable for or containing residences <a residential street>




Medical Dictionary

residential

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adjective res·i·den·tial \ˌrez(-ə)-ˈden-chəl\

Medical Definition of residential

  1. :  provided to patients residing in a facility <residential drug treatment>





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