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residency

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the act or fact of residing in a place
  • as much as I've enjoyed my residency in this state, it may be time to move on

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The first known use of residency was in 1579

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“Residency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/residency. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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