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English definition of “residential”


adjective     /ˌrezɪˈdenʃəl/
PROPERTY a residential area or building is where people live : The business was disturbing people in the usually quiet residential area . There were 681 residential units available for rent in that area alone . → Compare commercial adjective
COMMERCE relating to homes , rather than businesses : The average annual bill for residential customers fell by $5. They are the state's second largest residential insurer . → Compare commercial adjective
involving living in a place , as well as studying or working there: residential course
(Definition of residential adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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