[ loh-rahyz ]
/ ˈloʊˌraɪz /
having a comparatively small number of floors, as a motel or townhouse, and usually no elevator.
a low-rise building.
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Origin of low-rise
First recorded in 1955–60; on the model of high-rise
Words nearby low-rise
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British Dictionary definitions for low-rise
of or relating to a building having only a few storeysCompare high-rise
such a building
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