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resident

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈrez.ɪ.dənt/

resident noun [C] (HOME)

B2 a person who lives or has their home in a place: a resident of the UK/Australia The local residents were angry at the lack of parking spaces. The hotel bar was only open to residents (= to people staying at the hotel).
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resident noun [C] (MEDICAL)

US Austalian a doctor who is still training, and who works in a hospital: She's a first-year resident in oncology at Boston General Hospital.
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resident

adjective uk   us   /ˈrez.ɪ.dənt/
C1 living or staying in a place: She's resident abroad/in Moscow. [before noun] used to refer to someone who has a special skill or quality in a group or organization: She is the university's resident expert on Italian literature.humorous Tony is the company's resident clown.
Translations of “resident”
in Arabic ساكِن, مُقيم…
in Korean 거주자…
in Malaysian penduduk…
in French habitant/-ante…
in Turkish sakin, oturan/yaşayan kişi, yerli…
in Italian residente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 住戶, 居民…
in Russian житель, ординатор…
in Polish mieszka-niec/nka, (lekarz) stażysta, stażystka…
in Vietnamese cư dân…
in Spanish habitante…
in Portuguese residente, morador, -ora…
in Thai ผู้พักอาศัย…
in German der/die Einwohner(in)…
in Catalan resident, veí, veïna…
in Japanese 住人, 居住者…
in Indonesian penduduk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 住户, 居民…
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