nonresident alien

Definition of nonresident alien

  1. :  a person who is born in another country and is not considered a permanent resident of the U.S.

Word by Word Definitions

nonresidentplay
  1. :  not residing in a particular place

alienplay
  1. :  belonging or relating to another person, place, or thing :  strange

    :  relating, belonging, or owing allegiance to another country or government :  foreign

    :  exotic

  1. :  a person of another family, race, or nation

    :  a foreign-born resident who has not been naturalized and is still a subject or citizen of a foreign country

    :  a foreign-born citizen

  1. :  alienate, estrange

    :  to transfer the title of (property)


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