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residential

Pronunciation: /ˌrezəˈdentʃəl; ˌrezɪˈdenʃl/

Translation of residential in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [area/suburb] residencial
    Example sentences
    • Official permission is not needed as long as the guns are licensed and the shoot takes place on private land away from residential areas.
    • These small private outlets with an average size of about 10 square metres are mainly located in residential areas.
    • Meat outlets should not be set up near residential areas as it increases the risk of contagious diseases if the meat gets contaminated.
    1.2 (with accommodation) [ward] para pacientes a largo plazo; [course/conference] con alojamiento para los asistentes
    Example sentences
    • A Higher Education centre, improved student residential accommodation and catering facilities are also planned.
    • The building has been vacant since it closed as a residential college for wealthy Middle-Easterners about 20 years ago.
    • Recently, I went to a function at my old university residential college.

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