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resident

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adjective res·i·dent \ˈre-zə-dənt, ˈrez-dənt, ˈre-zə-ˌdent\

Simple Definition of resident

  • : living in a particular place usually for a long period of time

  • : working regularly at a particular place

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of resident

  1. 1 a :  living in a place for some length of time :  residing b :  serving in a regular or full-time capacity <the resident engineer for a highway department>; also :  being in residence

  2. 2 :  present, inherent

  3. 3 :  not migratory <resident species>

Examples of resident in a sentence

  1. Several tribes are resident in this part of the country.



Origin and Etymology of resident

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin resident-, residens, present participle of residēre


First Known Use: 14th century


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resident

noun res·i·dent

Simple Definition of resident

  • : someone who lives in a particular place

  • : a doctor who is training at a hospital to become a specialist in a particular field of medicine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of resident

  1. 1 :  one who resides in a place

  2. 2 :  a diplomatic agent residing at a foreign court or seat of government; especially :  one exercising authority in a protected state as representative of the protecting power

  3. 3 :  a physician serving a residency


RESIDENT Defined for Kids

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resident

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noun res·i·dent \ˈre-zə-dənt\

Definition of resident for Students

  1. :  a person who lives in a place




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resident

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adjective res·i·dent

Definition of resident for Students

  1. 1 :  living in a place for some length of time

  2. 2 :  serving in a full-time position <a resident doctor>




Medical Dictionary

resident

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noun res·i·dent \ˈrez-əd-ənt, ˈrez-dənt\

Medical Definition of resident

  1. :  a physician serving a residency




Law Dictionary

resident

noun res·i·dent \ˈre-zə-dənt\

Legal Definition of resident

  1. :  one who has a residence in a particular place but does not necessarily have the status of a citizen — compare citizen 1, domiciliary

resident

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