non·​res·​i·​dent | \ ˌnän-ˈre-zə-dənt How to pronounce nonresident (audio) , -ˈrez-dənt, -ˌdent \

Definition of nonresident

: not residing in a particular place

Other Words from nonresident

nonresident noun

Examples of nonresident in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And many residents, even those who aren’t members of the tribe, also spoke out in favor of the idea, so the opposition did not break down cleanly between residents versus nonresident. Globe Staff,, 17 May 2022 Though the city has imposed nonresident parking restrictions and put in a gate in one section, some say that’s not enough. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 5 May 2022 The decline led to massive losses in revenue for tourism-dependent economies, including decreases in airline ticket revenue and money spent by nonresident visitors. Sagi Eliyahu, Forbes, 3 May 2022 The increase will cost full-time freshmen $450 more a year; nonresident freshmen will pay about $1,400 more in tuition. Alex Baumgardt, oregonlive, 16 Apr. 2022 This may mean filing two state returns, although many states have reciprocity agreements that permit people to work in another state without having to file a nonresident return. New York Times, 26 Mar. 2022 Thus, there is nothing improper if all directors of an association are nonresident unit owners versus resident unit owners. Howard Dakoff,, 11 Mar. 2022 Jessica Drun, a nonresident fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Global China Hub, said tensions persist in Taiwan between its two main parties, the Kuomintang and the Democratic Progressive Party, over Taiwan’s relationship to mainland China. Kimmy Yam, NBC News, 18 May 2022 That can make continuing to file in California—as a nonresident—a smart play. Robert W. Wood, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nonresident

1540, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonresident.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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non·​res·​i·​dent | \ ˈnän-ˈre-zə-dənt How to pronounce nonresident (audio) \

Kids Definition of nonresident

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: not living in a certain place a nonresident student



Kids Definition of nonresident (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person who does not live in a certain place

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