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Suitable to live in; habitable.‘soon we will run out of inhabitable space on the planet’
habitable, fit to live in, fit to occupy, usable, liveable-in, suitable for residential useView synonyms
- ‘More recently, Mars has been featured on film as a volatile future colony in Total Recall and a bizarrely inhabitable terrain in Red Planet.’
- ‘This was a perfectly nice Polish neighborhood before you guys decided to move in, open up your hip bars, and generally make the area more inhabitable for the Yuppies.’
- ‘She bought it in 2000 for about £235,000, when it was still heated by a back boiler and scarcely inhabitable by today's standards.’
- ‘If they got running water to all these buildings that are obviously inhabitable, they could get the city cleaned up a lot faster.’
- ‘The house itself was built around 1750AD and the Friars of the Corpus Friary lived there after the Friary itself became inhabitable.’
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