[ non-rez-i-duh nt ]
/ nɒnˈrɛz ɪ dənt /


not resident in a particular place.
not residing where official duties require a person to reside.


a person who is nonresident.

Origin of nonresident

First recorded in 1520–30; non- + resident

OTHER WORDS FROM nonresident

non·res·i·dence, non·res·i·den·cy, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for non-residence

/ (nɒnˈrɛzɪdənt) /


a person who is not residing in the place implied or specifiedthe hotel restaurant is open to nonresidents
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


not residing in the place specified

Derived forms of nonresident

nonresidence or nonresidency, noun
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