non·​res·​i·​dence | \ ˌnän-ˈre-zə-dən(t)s How to pronounce nonresidence (audio) , -ˈrez-dən(t)s, -ˌden(t)s \

Definition of nonresidence

: the state or fact of being nonresident

Examples of nonresidence in a Sentence

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, "Elif Batuman sets out to write a novel as chaotic, random, and intoxicating as real life.," 20 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of nonresidence

1585, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonresidence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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