[ UK /hˌæbɪtˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /ˌhæbəˈteɪʃən/ ]
  1. the native habitat or home of an animal or plant
  2. 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
  3. housing that someone is living in
    they raise money to provide homes for the homeless
    he built a modest dwelling near the pond
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How To Use habitation In A Sentence

  • Evidence of much earlier habitation came to light with discoveries of tiny flint blades from 5000 B.C. and two henges, eight Bronze Age round barrows, and an Iron Age settlement.
  • It was not a great botanic garden, but it was a lung in the midst of the crowded brick and stone of human habitation. THY BROTHER DEATH
  • As it was evident he was in no mood for converse, Sybil, who seemed to exercise considerable authority over the crew, with a word dispersed them, and they herded back to their respective habitations. Rookwood
  • The most obvious of these powers is that of the demolition and clearance of housing that is deemed unfit for human habitation. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain
  • `The habitation of the great unwashed ," she finally repeated, mumbling miserably. ANASTASIA KRUPNIK (3-IN-1)
  • Occidentali Noruagiæ Insula, quæ Glacialis dicitur, magno circumfusa Oceano repentur, obsoletæ admodum habitationis tellus, A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas
  • The decline in marriage has been offset by a rise in cohabitation.
  • There's little enough sign of human habitation from above. THE EARTH: An Intimate History
  • Vic representatives visited the Southern Cross shortly after Easter and found the first and second floors fit for habitation.
  • You know how it is, when you're sitting out in the dark, 50 kilometres from the nearest place of inhabitation, and you turn on the light, even the tiniest little three LED gizmo.
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