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resident

[ rez-i-duhnt ]
/ ˈrɛz ɪ dənt /
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noun

adjective

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Origin of resident

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Middle French, from Latin resident- (stem of residēns ), present participle of residēre “to reside”; see reside, -ent

OTHER WORDS FROM resident

res·i·dent·ship, nounpseu·do·res·i·dent, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH resident

citizen, resident
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British Dictionary definitions for resident

resident
/ (ˈrɛzɪdənt) /

noun

adjective

Derived forms of resident

residentship, noun
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Medical definitions for resident

resident
[ rĕzĭ-dənt ]

n.

A physician during residency.
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