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residence

[ rez-i-duhns ]
/ ˈrɛz ɪ dəns /
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noun

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Origin of residence

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin residentia, equivalent to Latin resid(ēre) “to dwell, live in, reside” + -entia noun suffix; see origin at reside, -ence

synonym study for residence

1, 2. See house.
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British Dictionary definitions for residence

residence
/ (ˈrɛzɪdəns) /

noun

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Medical definitions for residence

residence
[ rĕzĭ-dəns ]

n.

A medical residency.
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