- not resident in a particular place.
- not residing where official duties require a person to reside.
- a person who is nonresident.
Origin of nonresident
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Examples from the Web for non-resident
Benny (n.)— a non-resident of the New Jersey shore region who descends on the locale during the summer months.Snooki Dictionary for Her Book, A Shore Thing
January 4, 2011
He was non-resident, and the numerous churches were served by a curate.The Parish Clerk (1907)
Peter Hampson Ditchfield
It was also represented on the board of instruction by a non-resident lecturer.Unitarianism in America
George Willis Cooke
In all there were about two hundred thousand non-resident voters in England and Wales.The Government of England (Vol. I)
A. Lawrence Lowell
The non-resident trapper has to pay a license of fifteen dollars and the local trapper a license of three dollars.Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper
Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
Don Ramón would receive orders to carry his district for some non-resident, who might not have lived there more than a day or two.The Torrent
Vicente Blasco Ibaez
- 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
Word Origin and History for non-resident
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper