residential meaning, residential definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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1       adj   A residential area contains houses rather than offices or factories.  
usu ADJ n  
...a smart residential area...     
2       adj   A residential institution is one where people live while they are studying there or being cared for there.  
usu ADJ n  
Training involves a two-year residential course..., ...a residential home for children with disabilities.     
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residential care n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")

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Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly—sometimes called "Assisted Living" or "Board and Care" facilities
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