nonresident alien

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of nonresident alien

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

Word by Word Definitions

nonresident play
  1. : not residing in a particular place

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

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

  3. : exotic

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

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

  3. : extraterrestrial

  1. : alienate, estrange

  2. : to transfer the title of (property)


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