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English definition of “residence”


noun [C]     /ˈrez.ɪ.dəns/ formal
C2 a home : the Governor's official residenceHome in residence officially staying or living somewhere : The Queen is in residence at the Palace this week .Living or sleeping somewhere author/poet/artist in residence an author (= writer ), poet , or artist who is employed at a school or college , etc. for a short period Teachers take up residence/residency somewhere to go to live somewhere : She took up residence in Canada. She took up permanent residency abroad .Changing homes and moving
(Definition of residence noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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