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

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Recent Examples on the Web Wisconsin Madison: University of Wisconsin System regents will consider raising tuition for nonresident students and graduate students at a pair of meetings this week. USA TODAY, "Electric car corridor, underwater gravestone search, scooters in canal: News from around our 50 states," 4 Feb. 2020 Federica Saini Fasanotti, a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution, said that high-level participation was a positive sign, but cautioned that previous agreements had fallen through. Jessica Donati, WSJ, "World Powers Aim to Stop the Shooting in Libya," 18 Jan. 2020 Youth tags, even for nonresident youth hunters, are a mere $8. Jace Bauserman, Outdoor Life, "The 6 Best Do-it-Yourself Hunts in America," 18 Dec. 2019 Some plan sponsors could wait until 2024 to make this change relating to part-time workers based on the statute, said Mark Iwry, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, "New retirement rules could help boost your savings: 5 things to know," 8 Jan. 2020 Holly Dagres, a nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council who specializes in Iran, was born in the United States to an Iranian mother and moved to Iran as a teenager. Siobhán O'grady, Washington Post, "Iranians celebrate their favorite cultural sites after Trump threatened to target them," 7 Jan. 2020 Kagia said available data on nonresident buyers suggests the percentage of traveling shoppers varies dramatically between states. David Eggert, Fortune, "Legal Marijuana Sales May Spark Interstate Tension in the Midwest," 30 Dec. 2019 Mark Iwry, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said Congress gave governmental plans more time because changes to state plans sometimes require legislative approval, and some legislatures only meet every two years. Kathleen Pender,, "Big changes looming for IRAs, 401(k) plans under bill on verge of adoption," 17 Dec. 2019 There is currently one nonresident member on the Burbank Cultural Arts Commission. Anthony Clark Carpio, Burbank Leader, "Burbank officials opt to continue to allow nonresident members on 2 commissions," 17 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of nonresident

1540, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonresident.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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

Kids Definition of nonresident

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: 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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