low-rise

adjective
\ˈlō-ˈrīz \

Definition of low-rise 

1 : having few stories and not equipped with elevators a low-rise classroom building

2 : of, relating to, or characterized by low-rise buildings a low-rise housing development

First Known Use of low-rise

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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low-rise

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English Language Learners Definition of low-rise

of a building : not tall : having few floors or stories

: made up of low-rise buildings

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