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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This was a disaster for Swiss exporters, and the Swiss government initially imposed reserve requirements on nonresident deposits. Stephen Mihmbloomberg, Los Angeles Times, "Commentary: Switzerland pioneered negative rates in the 1970s. It got very ugly," 22 Aug. 2019 The country’s bankers insist that many of their nonresident clients are legitimate entrepreneurs. Jack Ewing, New York Times, "Sanctions on Russia and North Korea Put Tiny Latvia in U.S. Cross Hairs," 17 July 2019 Meanwhile, the number of nonresident abortions ticked up from 938 in 2017 to 1,014 in 2018. Ryan Faircloth, Twin Cities, "Abortions in Minnesota decreased last year, according to new state report," 1 July 2019 The nonresident tuition increase will be 3 percent. Casey Smith, Indianapolis Star, "Many Indiana colleges and universities are increasing tuition. Here's how much they cost.," 29 June 2019 Vidino and Hughes are joined by seven other staffers at GW and oversee more than a dozen nonresident fellows who are scattered across the country. Washington Post, "These researchers study terrorists. Sometimes, they also stumble across scoops.," 25 June 2019 The Yellowstone region saw a 20% increase in nonresident spending, while the Glacier region saw a 12% increase. USA TODAY, "Moon rocks, Misty of Chincoteague, Haiku Stairs: News from around our 50 states," 28 June 2019 Sokolsky is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Eugene Rumer, Time, "How to Reset U.S.-Russian Relations Today," 20 June 2019 The Dominican Republic clocked more than 2.4 million nonresident visitors arriving by international air in the first four months of 2019, an increase of 4.8 percent over the same period last year. Deanna Pan,, "After a rash of mysterious deaths and the Ortiz shooting, will tourists still flock to the Dominican Republic?," 19 June 2019

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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 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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