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1‘the house is fit for human habitation’
occupancy, occupation, residence, residency, living in, housing, billeting, quartering, tenure
rare inhabitancy, habitancy, inhabitance, domiciliation
2‘we walked for an hour without passing a single habitation’
house, home, seat, lodging, lodging place, a roof over one's head, billet, quarters, living quarters, rooms, accommodation, housing
informal, formal pad, digs, diggings
formal residence, place of residence, dwelling, dwelling place, abode, domicile
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