inhabitant

noun
ADJECTIVE
local
early, first, original

The island's earliest inhabitants came from India.

aboriginal, indigenous, native
human
current, present
former
permanent
rural
VERB + INHABITANT
have

São Paulo has nearly 20 million inhabitants.

INHABITANT + VERB
live

77% of the inhabitants lived in the countryside.

PREPOSITION
of … inhabitant, with … inhabitant

towns of about 10 000 inhabitants


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