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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
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