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resident

noun [C] uk   /ˈrez.ɪ.dənt/ us  

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).People who live or settle somewhere

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.
See also
Doctors and health workers generally

resident

adjective uk   /ˈrez.ɪ.dənt/ us  
C1 living or staying in a place: She's resident abroad/in Moscow.Living or sleeping somewhere [before noun] describes 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.Experts and specialists
(Definition of resident from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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