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single-family

[sing-guh l-fam-uh-lee, -fam-lee] /ˌsɪŋ gəlˈfæm ə li, -ˈfæm li/
adjective
1.
designed or suitable for one family of average size:
single-family homes.
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  • Where they will live is unclear, but it is a fair bet that big new single-family homes will not suffice.
  • On the supply side, it may be difficult to turn homes built for sale-single-family homes especially-into rentals.
  • Levittown was the original suburbia: a place of identical detached single-family houses with white picket fences.
  • single-family homes and an apartment building surround the graveyard and chapel.
  • Yet theirs is a leafy neighborhood of mostly single-family homes.
  • With a one-story, single-family dwelling, fire poses little danger.
  • Many of the buildings have been carved into apartments, but a few have remained single-family homes.
  • single-family residence bulkheads shall not result in the permanent loss of critical food fish or shellfish habitat.
  • Below is a sampling of uses allowed in single-family districts.

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