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housing development

a group of houses or apartments, usually of the same size and design, often erected on a tract of land by one builder and controlled by one management.
Origin of housing development
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Its green belt, which restricts building in countryside close to the city, is strangling industrial and housing development.
  • On discharge, he found his land had been cleared and marked out for a housing development.
  • He wanted to show us a housing development he is building.
  • It's those sudden unscheduled cornfield and housing development stops, that seem to interrupt the flow of my day.
  • They ensure the survival of a lot of trees which might otherwise have been cleared for farmland and housing development.
  • The stone burial chamber where the hoard was found is being excavated before a new housing development is constructed on the site.
  • When you think housing development, you don't think great architecture.
  • He built a vast housing development using government land.
  • In a free-market economy, the farm would have been sold to a developer and converted into a housing development.
  • The beach is accessed from a small road through a housing development.

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