inhabit

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French enhabiter, from Latin inhabitare (in + habitare).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈhæbɪt/
  • Hyphenation: in‧hab‧it
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  • Rhymes: -æbɪt

Verb[edit]

inhabit (third-person singular simple present inhabits, present participle inhabiting, simple past and past participle inhabited)

  1. (transitive) To live or reside in.
    The Inuit inhabit the Arctic.
  2. (transitive) To be present in; to occupy.
    Strange thoughts inhabit my mind.

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