resident

[ rez-i-duh nt ]
/ ˈrɛz ɪ dənt /

noun

adjective


Nearby words

  1. reshuffle,
  2. reside,
  3. residence,
  4. residence time,
  5. residency,
  6. resident alien,
  7. resident commissioner,
  8. residential,
  9. residential care,
  10. 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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Word Origin and History for resident
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Medicine definitions for resident

resident

[ rĕzĭ-dənt ]

n.

A physician during residency.

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