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Definition of "residential" []

  • Of, relating to, or having residence: a residential college. (adjective)
  • Of, suitable for, or limited to residences: residential zoning. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "residential" in a sentence
  • "Durham said the parties had agreed that the issue before council was whether the term residential as used in the code includes the term private school, and that council could exclude other evidence."
  • "Our shops are there and our mansions are elsewhere, far away, in what we call residential quarters -- such as Park Lane, Queen's Gate, Mayfair, the Bayswater Road, and Grosvenor Square."
  • "We are counting on some increase in what we call our residential light commercial and components business."