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nonresident

[non-rez-i-duh nt]
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adjective
  1. not resident in a particular place.
  2. not residing where official duties require a person to reside.
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noun
  1. a person who is nonresident.
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Origin of nonresident

First recorded in 1520–30; non- + resident
Related formsnon·res·i·dence, non·res·i·den·cy, noun
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Historical Examples

  • The members of the committee might not be voters because of age, non-residence, etc.

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    William Livingston Klein

  • It is plain that the principle of non-residence was already recognized.

  • Richard of the Devizes, his account of the non-residence of canons, 86, 173.

  • Against this were to be set the “enclosing” and “non-residence” grievances.

  • Non-residence and plurality, however, were not confined to foreigners.


British Dictionary definitions for non-residence

nonresident

noun
  1. a person who is not residing in the place implied or specifiedthe 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
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adjective
  1. not residing in the place specified
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Derived Formsnonresidence or nonresidency, noun
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Word Origin and History for non-residence

n.

also nonresidence, late 14c., originally with reference to clergy, from non- + residence. Related: Non-residency.

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