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in residence

Definition of in residence

  1. 1 :  living in a particular place at a particular time <The Queen was not in residence at the palace when the fire broke out.>

  2. 2 :  having an official position as a writer, artist, etc., who has been chosen to live and work at a college or other institution for a period of time <She is the artist in residence at the museum this summer.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  the act or fact of dwelling in a place for some time

    :  the act or fact of living or regularly staying at or in some place for the discharge of a duty or the enjoyment of a benefit

    :  the place where one actually lives as distinguished from one's domicile or a place of temporary sojourn


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