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residential

adjective
 
 
/ˌrezɪˈdenʃəl/
AREA B2 A residential area has only houses and not offices or factories.HomeAreas in towns and cities
JOB/COURSE UK A residential job or course is one where you live at the same place as you work or study.Classes, courses and courseworkEmployment status and types of work
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