Definition of residential adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌrezɪˈdenʃl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌrezɪˈdenʃl//
    [usually before noun] University life, House location, Types of home
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  1. 1(of an area of a town) suitable for living in; consisting of houses rather than factories or offices a quiet residential area Wordfinderisolated, location, neighbourhood, outskirts, provincial, residential, rough, rural, suburban, urban See related entries: House location, Types of home
  2. 2(of a job, a course, etc.) requiring a person to live at a particular place; offering living accommodation a residential language course a residential home for the elderly residential care for children See related entries: University life
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