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Topic: BUILDINGS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin, from habitare 'to live in a place', from habere; HABIT

habitation

noun
     
hab‧i‧ta‧tion formal
1

unfit for human habitation

a building that is unfit for human habitation is not safe or healthy for people to live in
2 [uncountable] the act of living in a place:
There was no sign of habitation as far as the eye could see.
3 [countable]TBB a house or place to live in
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