non·​res·​i·​den·​tial | \ ˌnän-ˌre-zə-ˈden(t)-shəl How to pronounce nonresidential (audio) , -ˌrez-ˈden(t)- \

Definition of nonresidential

: not residential: such as
a : not used as a residence or by residents nonresidential buildings
b : not restricted to or occupied by residences a nonresidential neighborhood
c : not provided to patients residing in a facility a nonresidential treatment program

Examples of nonresidential in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Real property is separated into two areas: residential rental property with a life of 27.5 years and nonresidential rental property with a life of 39 years. David Mcguire, Forbes, 17 May 2022 As Russo awarded new contracts to V.A.S. for nonresidential appraisals and value adjustments over the years, the price went up at a rate twice as high as inflation and more than what comparable counties paid. John Caniglia, cleveland, 5 Apr. 2022 An example of where some of the money is going is Great Circle, a nonresidential treatment center in Salem owned by the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, which was awarded a $590,055 grant., 3 Apr. 2022 Officials reported at the time that both residential and nonresidential students tested positive or experienced exposures linked to travel. Lillian Reed, Baltimore Sun, 18 Apr. 2022 Private nonresidential business investment grew 7.4% in 2021 from the previous year after adjusting for inflation, the fastest pace since 2012 and a strong bounceback from the 5.3% decline in 2020. David Harrison, WSJ, 27 Mar. 2022 City Engineer Daniel Ellis asked commissioners to change the setback in the central commercial zoning district from 15 feet to zero feet for nonresidential buildings. Janelle Jessen, Arkansas Online, 22 Mar. 2022 There are 150 zero energy buildings in the United States, up from 33 in 2011, according to the institute’s database, which tracks only nonresidential buildings. Nara Schoenberg,, 17 Mar. 2022 The American Institutes of Architects’ Consensus Construction Forecast predicts that nonresidential construction will grow 4.6%, while the overall commercial construction market will see a 5.4% increase., al, 20 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nonresidential

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonresidential.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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