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resident

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1resident

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

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

: working regularly at a particular place

Full Definition of RESIDENT

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
3
:  not migratory <resident species>

Examples of RESIDENT

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

Origin of RESIDENT

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin resident-, residens, present participle of residēre
First Known Use: 14th century

2resident

noun

: 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

Full Definition of RESIDENT

1
:  one who resides in a place
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
:  a physician serving a residency

First Known Use of RESIDENT

15th century

resident

noun res·i·dent \ˈrez-əd-ənt, ˈrez-dənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RESIDENT

:  a physician serving a residency

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