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1. not suitable or allocated for residence: nonresidential areas.
2. not having residence: nonresidential customers.
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|Adj.||1.||nonresidential - not residential; "the commercial or nonresidential areas of a town"; "community colleges are typically nonresidential"|
residential - used or designed for residence or limited to residences; "a residential hotel"; "a residential quarter"; "a residential college"; "residential zoning"