Translation of habitation in Spanish:

habitation

Pronunciation: /ˌhæbəˈteɪʃən; ˌhæbɪˈteɪʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (occupancy) [formal] unfit for human habitation inhabitable
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    • But due to fragmentation and increased human habitation, the big cat's habitat has shrunk further.
    • We could only wonder, for there is a lot of landscape out there and not too many signs of human habitation.
    • Four hours had passed, and barren mountain after barren mountain still lay ahead, the only sign of human habitation being a couple of tiny isolated dwellings.
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    • A decade or so before there used to be fewer fishermen houses but now the habitations have become much more sprawling.
    • Fashioned after Indian lodges, the habitations were made out of thick, tanned skins stretched over a pole structure ten feet or so in diameter.
    • It is divided into departments that are subdivided into arrondissements, communes, commune sectionals, and habitations.
    1.2 countable/numerable (dwelling) [literary/literario] morada (feminine) [literary/literario] 1.3 countable/numerable (settlement) [Anthropology/Antropología] [Archaeol] asentamiento (masculine)

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