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living unit

a dwelling intended for use by one household.
Origin of living unit
First recorded in 1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Bach living unit is an entity radically different from all others.

    The Basis of Morality Arthur Schopenhauer
  • In her very conformity to type, she represented so naturally a real and living unit of humanity.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The physical and the mental grow in strength from infancy to manhood; they are a living unit.

    Nature and Culture Harvey Rice

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