habitation

habitation(
hah
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bih
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tey
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shihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of inhabiting)
a. la habitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Before we can move in to our new house, the inspector has to certify that it is fit for habitation.Antes de que podamos mudarnos a la nueva casa, el inspector tiene que certificar que sea apta para habitación.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I drove for miles through Nevada without seeing any sign of human habitation.Manejé muchas millas por Nevada sin ver ninguna señal de que estuviera habitada.
Social services removed the children from the apartment, because it was not fit for human habitation.Los servicios sociales sacaron a los niños del departamento, ya que no estaba en condiciones de habitabilidad.
2. (dwelling)
a. la morada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Willie smiled, amused by Loretta's quaint little habitation in the woods.Willie sonrió, divertido por la pintoresca morada de Loretta en el bosque.
b. el domicilio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Ralph visited ancient underground habitations in an old Italian village.Ralph visitó antiguos domicilios subterráneos en un viejo pueblo de Italia.
c. la residencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
No one knows how the people carved their habitations in the rock walls here.Nadie sabe como la gente talló sus residencias en estas paredes de roca.
3. (settlement)
a. el asentamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Archaeologists have unearthed evidence of a Bronze Age habitation in the area.Los arqueólogos han descubierto pruebas de un asentamiento de la Edad de Bronce en la zona.
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habitation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (occupation)
a. la habitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
there were few signs of habitationhabía pocos rastros de habitantes
fit/unfit for habitationapto/no apto para su uso como vivienda
2. (dwelling place)
a. la vivienda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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habitation [ˌhæbɪˈteɪʃən]
noun
1 (act) habitación (f)
to be fit/unfit for (human) habitation estar/no estar en condiciones de habitabilidad; there was no sign of (human) habitation no había señales de que estuviera habitado
2 (dwelling) residencia (f); morada (f); (house) domicilio (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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