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residence

noun [C] uk   /ˈrez.ɪ.dəns/ formal us  
C2 a home: the Governor's official residence in residence officially staying or living somewhere: The Queen is in residence at the Palace this week. author/poet/artist in residence an author (= writer), poet, or artist who is employed at a school or college, etc. for a short period take up residence/residency somewhere to go to live somewhere: She took up residence in Canada. She took up permanent residency abroad.
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