nonresidence

noun

non·​res·​i·​dence ˌnän-ˈre-zə-dən(t)s How to pronounce nonresidence (audio)
-ˈrez-dən(t)s,
-ˌden(t)s
: the state or fact of being nonresident

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Mahmut/the mammut inform Selin’s halting love story, which is also shaped by Ivan’s elliptical words on the screen and his nonresidence in the Hungarian village. Katy Waldman, Slate Magazine, 20 Mar. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1585, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonresidence was in 1585

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Cite this Entry

“Nonresidence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonresidence. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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