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Related to inhabitation: remonstration
v. in·hab·it·ed, in·hab·it·ing, in·hab·its
1. To live or reside in: Dinosaurs inhabited the earth millions of years ago.
2. To be present in; fill: Old childhood memories inhabit the attic.
[Middle English enhabiten, from Old French enhabiter, from Latin inhabitāre : in-, in; see in-2 + habitāre, to dwell, frequentative of habēre, to have; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||inhabitation - the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men); "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"|
cohabitation - the act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married)