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nonresident

[non-rez-i-duh nt] /nɒnˈrɛz ɪ dənt/
adjective
1.
not resident in a particular place.
2.
not residing where official duties require a person to reside.
noun
3.
a person who is nonresident.
Origin of nonresident
1520-1530
1520-30; non- + resident
Related forms
nonresidence, nonresidency, noun
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nonresident

/nɒnˈrɛzɪdənt/
noun
1.
a person who is not residing in the place implied or specified: the hotel restaurant is open to nonresidents
2.
a British person employed abroad on a contract for a minimum of one year, who is exempt from UK income tax provided that he does not spend more than 90 days in the UK during that tax year
adjective
3.
not residing in the place specified
Derived Forms
nonresidence, nonresidency, noun
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Word Origin and History for non-resident
n.

also nonresident, early 15c., from non- + resident.

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