[ non-rez-i-duhnt ]
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  1. not resident in a particular place.

  2. not residing where official duties require a person to reside.

  1. 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

Words Nearby nonresident Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use nonresident in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for nonresident


/ (nɒnˈrɛzɪdənt) /

  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

  1. not residing in the place specified

Derived forms of nonresident

  • nonresidence or nonresidency, noun

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