Definition of residency
- a 20-year residency in the city
You must meet the town's residency requirement in order to vote.
a four-year residency in the country
She recently completed her residency in pediatrics.
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: the state or fact of living in a place
: a period of time when someone lives in a place
: legal permission to live in a place
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subject to rapid or unexpected change
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