non·​res·​i·​dent | \ ˌnän-ˈre-zə-dənt , -ˈrez-dənt, -ˌdent\

Definition of nonresident

: not residing in a particular place

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nonresident noun

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The yuan also will eventually gain some reserve-currency attributes, especially within Asia, says Arvind Subramanian, a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Saumya Vaishampayan, WSJ, "Dominant Dollar Bests Challengers," 20 Jan. 2019 Alaska state wildlife troopers in April 2016 received a tip from Wildlife Safeguard, a nonprofit volunteer citizen organization, that Simpson had taken nonresident hunters to Serpentine Hot Springs within the national preserve. Dan Joling, The Seattle Times, "Alaska guide pleads guilty to herding bears toward clients," 8 Jan. 2019 That has helped hunting remain a steady activity in Alaska — about 140,000 local and 10,000 nonresident hunters annually since 2009, say state regulators, who point out that hunting has declined in the rest of the country. NBC News, "The fight over Alaska's hunting rules runs deeper than using doughnuts to bait bears," 14 June 2018 The nonresident business at the Estonian branch carried on for another year. Patricia Kowsmann, WSJ, "How One Stubborn Banker Exposed a $200 Billion Russian Money-Laundering Scandal," 23 Oct. 2018 Without enough money for nonresident tuition, she was forced to withdraw her acceptance. Teresa Watanabe,, "UC Berkeley student's persistence helps win more liberal rules for in-state tuition," 31 May 2018 Tuition rates can vary dramatically depending on if a student lives in the college’s taxing district, qualifies as state resident or has nonresident status. Jaimy Jones, Houston Chronicle, "San Jac may drop ‘not needed’ policy on undocumented immigrants, in-state tuition," 5 July 2018 Resident licenses are $29, while nonresident licenses range from $25 for a single-day license to $305 for an annual license. Matt Tunseth, Anchorage Daily News, "What to know before you go fishing in Southcentral Alaska," 25 May 2018 More than 80 percent of American companies' produce in China is sold within China, said Mary Lovely, a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute of International Economics and professor of economics at Syracuse University. NBC News, "Dow Jones falls by almost 500 points as Trump cranks up trade war talk," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of nonresident

1540, in the meaning defined above

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non·​res·​i·​dent | \ ˈnän-ˈre-zə-dənt \

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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