[ hab-i-tey-shuhn ]
/ ˌhæb ɪˈteɪ ʃən /
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a place of residence; dwelling; abode.
the act of inhabiting; occupancy by inhabitants.
a colony or settlement; community: Each of the scattered habitations consisted of a small number of huts.
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Origin of habitation
OTHER WORDS FROM habitationhab·i·ta·tion·al, adjectivein·ter·hab·i·ta·tion, nounnon·hab·i·ta·tion, noun
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How to use habitation in a sentence
Everything is going to Mare Crisium, a basin on the “light” or near side of the moon, where hopefully they will contribute valuable observations and experiments to inform future visits to and habitation on the moon.Firefly will light up the moon with $93M lunar lander contract from NASA|Devin Coldewey|February 4, 2021|TechCrunch
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British Dictionary definitions for habitation
/ (ˌhæbɪˈteɪʃən) /
a dwelling place
occupation of a dwelling place
Derived forms of habitationhabitational, adjective
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