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habitat

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Definition the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives
  • a marine habitat
  • They are endangered due to destruction of their rainforest habitats.
  • But he was in a new habitat which he did not know.
    London, Jack  --  The Night-Born
  • The wall is endless, clean and white, stretching far down to the habitats beyond my own.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • habitats = places where animals live
  • I live in a human habitat called the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • habitat = place where an animal lives
  • Perhaps she would make fun and say it was my "habitation."
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • This body of grief is not fit for human habitation.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • 49:5 Simeon and Levi are brethren; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.
    The Bible  --  Genesis
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tions", converts a verb into a plural noun that denotes results of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in actions, illustrations, and observations.)
  • You needed to be Flemish like Conseil to accept these circumstances, living in a habitat designed for cetaceans and other denizens of the deep.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Not so much as the barking of a dog suggested human habitation.
    Ambrose Bierce  --  An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • The theory was that they didn't dare use too big an explosion because of damage to their troglodyte habitats, even if they cofferdammed around it.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • I do not envy Mr. Flimsy-faith his habitation.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Celestial Railroad
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • He runs to the door and it's fake; the windows have bars, and out front is a sign saying that he is in his natural habitat.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • There were no signs of human habitation in that direction.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • And I must return to my natural habitat.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Days twentyfive and twenty-six, I worked with a crew on a Habitat for Humanity house.
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • The penguins tottered and clucked and dived, slipping off the habitat rocks like amiable hams but living under water like tuxedoed muscles.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • The level valley which lay at the head of the bay showed no road or track or other sign of habitation.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I followed it, expecting soon to reach the dwelling; but it stretched on and on, it would far and farther: no sign of habitation or grounds was visible.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Far from their natural habitat, the cattle in feedlots become more prone to all sorts of illnesses.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation

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