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low-rise

[loh-rahyz]
adjective
  1. having a comparatively small number of floors, as a motel or townhouse, and usually no elevator.
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noun
  1. a low-rise building.
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Origin of low-rise

First recorded in 1955–60; on the model of high-rise
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low-rise

adjective
  1. of or relating to a building having only a few storeysCompare high-rise
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noun
  1. such a building
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