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inhabitant

noun [C] uk   /ɪnˈhæb.ɪ.tənt/ us  
B2 a person or animal that lives in a particular place: a city of five million inhabitants
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  • The Aborigines are the native inhabitants of Australia.
  • The city of Ely has about 10,000 inhabitants.
  • Many of the immigrants have intermarried with the island's original inhabitants.
  • It was so exciting to see that our birdbox has some new inhabitants.
  • The first inhabitant of the farm was my great-grandfather, who built the house.
Translations of “inhabitant”
in Korean 주민…
in Arabic قاطِن, ساكِن…
in Portuguese habitante…
in Catalan habitant…
in Japanese 住民…
in Italian abitante…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某地的)居民,棲息動物…
in Russian житель…
in Turkish yaşayanlar, sakinler, oturanlar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某地的)居民,栖居动物…
in Polish mieszka-niec/nka…
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