habitable

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Originally derived from the Latin habitābilis (habitable), from habitō (dwell, live).

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habitable (comparative more habitable, superlative most habitable)

  1. Safe and comfortable, where humans, or other animals, can live; fit for habitation.
    After we found the freshwater spring we were more confident that the place was habitable.
    Humankind has never found any other habitable planets apart from Earth.
    • 2008, BioWare, Mass Effect, Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →ISBN, OCLC 246633669, PC, scene: Planets: Feros Codex entry:
      Feros is a habitable world in the Attican Beta cluster. Two-thirds of the habitable surface is covered with the ruins of a crumbling Prothean megatropolis.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin habitabilis.

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habitable (masculine and feminine plural habitables)

  1. habitable, inhabitable
    Antonym: inhabitable

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin habitabilis.

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habitable (plural habitables)

  1. habitable, inhabitable
    Antonym: inhabitable

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin habitabilis.

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  • IPA(key): /abiˈtable/, [a.β̞iˈt̪a.β̞le]

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habitable (plural habitables)

  1. habitable, inhabitable
    Antonym: inhabitable

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