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English definition of “reside in sth/sb”

reside in sth/sb

phrasal verb with reside     /rɪˈzaɪd/ verb [I usually + adv/prep] formal
If a power or quality resides in someone or something, they have that power or quality: The power to sack employees resides in the Board of Directors.Having and owning - general words
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