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residential

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

: 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
a :  used as a residence or by residents
b :  providing living accommodations for students <a residential prep school>
2
:  restricted to or occupied by residences <a residential neighborhood>
3
:  of or relating to residence or residences
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 \-ˈden(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of RESIDENTIAL

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

First Known Use of RESIDENTIAL

1654
RESIDENTIALLY Defined for Kids

residential

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

Definition of RESIDENTIAL for Kids

1
:  used as a residence or by residents <a residential hotel>
2
:  suitable for or containing residences <a residential street>
Medical Dictionary

residential

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

Medical Definition of RESIDENTIAL

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

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