living unit


Definition of living unit

: an apartment or house for use by one family

Examples of living unit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the county's Frequently Ask Questions, park users should practice social distancing by staying 6 feet from other guests not residing in the same living unit. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Despite COVID-19, Waukesha County parks opened its beaches for swimming," 2 June 2020 The development would include 60-100 single-family homes, 55-65 townhouses, 130-140 garden-style homes, about 200 apartments and 150-200 senior living units, according to plans submitted to the planning commission by developer Neyer Properties. Randy Tucker,, "Massive new development planned for former Kenner Toys site in Oakley," 22 May 2020 Meals and medications are also delivered to the living units. Christina Maxouris, CNN, "The most alarming coronavirus numbers in some states are in prisons and nursing homes," 7 May 2020 When the pandemic forced restrictions, Mr. Zane was no longer allowed to walk from his independent living unit to visit his wife in the skilled nursing unit. New York Times, "Daniel and Valerie Zane, Married 71 Years, Die 2 Days Apart," 4 May 2020 The building would be connected to another four-story building featuring 42 assisted living units on the top three floors. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Senior living, grocery and bank proposed at Nicolet field," 12 Feb. 2018 The order prohibits all public and private gatherings with people who do not live in the same household or living unit, except for the limited purposes allowed in the Order. Chronicle Staff,, "Coronavirus news from the Bay Area: May 7," 8 May 2020 The corrections department says the increase in inmate cases was due to the testing of all residents in an open-dormitory living unit. NBC News, "Senators return to Washington, Supreme Court justices are streamed live," 6 May 2020 Investigators responding to the scene immediately suspected arson because the blaze spread quickly to other parts of the building, which has space for religious services on the first floor and living units for several renters on the second floor. Erin Donaghue, CBS News, "Missouri man charged with hate crime in arson that destroyed Islamic Center," 30 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of living unit

circa 1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Living unit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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