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English definition of “non-resident”

non-resident

adjective     /ˌnɒnˈrezɪdənt/
TAX not living permanently in a country , and in a special position in relation to the payment of tax : You must be non-resident for five tax years to escape UK capital gains tax .
not staying at or living in a place : There are over 20 million non-resident Indians living in different regions of the world . non-resident owners of vacation properties
(Definition of non-resident adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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