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

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Other Words from nonresident

nonresident noun

Examples of nonresident in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There were also four nonresident cases: two in Kodiak and two in undetermined parts of the state. Anchorage Daily News, "Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: 183 infections and no deaths reported Friday," 26 Mar. 2021 John Mukum Mbaku is a Brady presidential distinguished professor of economics at Weber State University and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. John Mukum Mbaku, Washington Examiner, "Catastrophe in the Horn of Africa," 18 Mar. 2021 Lynch is a professor at George Washington University (GWU) and a nonresident fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Lenny Ben-david, National Review, "The Washington Post Uses Bad Social Science to Push Anti-Israel Propaganda," 11 Mar. 2021 In the event of excess withholding, the nonresident taxpayers could voluntarily submit themselves to the local taxing jurisdiction to obtain whatever refund they are owed. Robert Goulder, Forbes, "The BEPS Gambit: Is Corporate Tax Harmonization Doomed?," 3 Mar. 2021 Kavita Patel is a primary care physician in Washington, D.C., and a nonresident fellow in economic studies at the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy. Kavita Patel, STAT, "Discarded drugs: a wasteful and costly problem that requires whole-of-government approaches," 27 Feb. 2021 Ali Fathollah-Nejad, nonresident senior research fellow at the Afro-Middle East Center; Zeenat Adam, researcher at the Afro-Middle East Center; and Phyllis Bennis, fellow at IPS. Jamie Mcintyre, Washington Examiner, "As NATO plans expanded mission in Iraq, US weighs response to latest attack," 17 Feb. 2021 In total, 229 Alaskans and one nonresident with COVID-19 have died since the pandemic reached the state in March. Anchorage Daily News, "Tracking COVID-19 in Alaska: 1 death, 130 new infections reported Tuesday," 19 Jan. 2021 Japan, meanwhile, is barring entry of all nonresident foreign nationals as a precaution against the new variant. Fox News, "Canada, Japan among nations reporting infections with fast-spreading UK coronavirus strain," 28 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of nonresident

1540, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonresident was in 1540

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“Nonresident.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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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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