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resident

[ rez-i-duh nt ]
/ ˈrɛz ɪ dənt /
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adjective

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RELATED WORDS

dweller, inmate, citizen, inhabitant, local, tenant, native, lodger, habitant, denizen, squatter, householder, occupant, suburbanite, liver, indweller, resider, urbanite

Nearby words

reshuffle, reside, residence, residence time, residency, resident, resident alien, resident commissioner, residential, residential care, residential school

Origin of resident

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin resident- (stem of residēns), present participle of residēre to reside; see -ent
Related formsres·i·dent·ship, nounpseu·do·res·i·dent, adjectiveun·res·i·dent, adjective
Can be confusedcitizen resident
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British Dictionary definitions for resident

resident

/ (ˈrɛzɪdənt) /

noun

adjective

Derived Formsresidentship, noun
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Medicine definitions for resident

resident

[ rĕzĭ-dənt ]

n.

A physician during residency.
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