I (act of dwelling in) noun dwelling, habitancy, habitation, inhabitancy, living, lodging, lodgment, occupancy, occupation, sojourn, stay, tenancy, tenantry II (place of dwelling) noun abode, asylum, domicile, domicilium, dwelling, dwelling place, edifice, establishment, home, house, living quarters, living space, lodging, lodging place, lodgment, place, place of abode, place of residence, quarters, refuge, residence, residency, sedes, tectum III index abode, habitation (act of inhabiting), nationality, occupation (possession), residence

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  • inhabitation — ⇒INHABITATION, subst. fém. I. [Le préf. a une valeur privative] Rare. État d un local, d un lieu qui n est pas habité. Les maisons se dégradent par l inhabitation (LITTRÉ). II. [Le préf. a une valeur locative] THÉOL. Présence de l Esprit Saint ou …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inhabitation — In*hab i*ta tion, n. [L. inhabitatio a dwelling.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling. [1913 Webster] The inhabitation of the Holy Ghost. Bp. Pearson. [1913 Webster] 2. Abode; place of dwelling;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inhabitation — [in hab΄i tā′shən] n. 〚ME inhabitacioun < LL inhabitatio〛 an inhabiting or being inhabited * * * See inhabitability. * * * …   Universalium

  • inhabitation — [in hab΄i tā′shən] n. [ME inhabitacioun < LL inhabitatio] an inhabiting or being inhabited …   English World dictionary

  • inhabitation — (i na bi ta sion) s. f. Non habitation. Les maisons se dégradent par l inhabitation. ÉTYMOLOGIE    In.... 1, et habitation …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • inhabitation — inhabit ► VERB (inhabited, inhabiting) ▪ live in or occupy. DERIVATIVES inhabitable adjective inhabitation noun. ORIGIN Latin inhabitare, from habitare dwell …   English terms dictionary

  • inhabitation — noun the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men) he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony • Syn: ↑inhabitancy, ↑habitation • Derivationally related forms: ↑inhabit, ↑inhabit (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • inhabitation — noun Date: 15th century the act of inhabiting ; the state of being inhabited …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inhabitation — noun a) The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling. b) Abode; place of dwelling; residence …   Wiktionary

  • inhabitation — n. act of living or residing in; state of being inhabited …   English contemporary dictionary

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