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low-rise

[ loh-rahyz ]
/ ˈloʊˌraɪz /
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adjective
having a comparatively small number of floors, as a motel or townhouse, and usually no elevator.
(of pants) having a waistline placed at or just below the hips: low-rise jeans.
noun
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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British Dictionary definitions for low-rise

low-rise

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