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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

  • They had no title to it, but as the owners were nonresident minors they were not disturbed.

    The Story of the Mormons

    William Alexander Linn

  • Also he appointed a few of his councilors as nonresident Justices of the Peace.

  • A nonresident, however able and distinguished he might be as a statesman, would have little chance of election.

  • The tables are turned; it is no longer the nonresident Jew and the hypothetical Unitarian who are excepted.

    The Beginners of a Nation

    Edward Eggleston.

  • Against the newcomers, profitable as they were, still existed the ancient antipathy of the resident for the nonresident.

    The Covered Wagon

    Emerson Hough


British Dictionary definitions for nonresident

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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