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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Building
low-riseˈlow-rise adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 TBBUILDa low-rise building does not have many storeys → high-rise2 low-rise trousers have a low top and do not come up to your waist
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low-rise• There are many advantages to low-rise buildings.• All the housing development took the form of low-rise, garden city-style estates.• Traditional building materials tend to imply low-rise housing, and urban planners have an ambivalent attitude to low-rise.• traditional, low-rise housing• This is probably due to the large preponderance of low-rise multi-storey council housing.• But it is not an unpleasant place, low-rise, with most rooms in verandah-ed cottages overlooking garden courtyards.
From Longman Business Dictionarylow-riseˈlow-rise adjective [only before a noun]PROPERTY a low-rise building does not have many floorsThere is a common belief that low-rise housing will increase the urban sprawl. → compare high-rise
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