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residence

noun
 
 
/ˈrezɪdəns/ formal
[C or U] PROPERTY a home, or the fact of living in a particular home: The property will be used as her main residence. Many banks require proof of residence to open an account. someone's place of residence
[U] ( also residency) LAW permission to live in a particular country that you were not born in: apply for/seek residence An estimated 60% of the workers intend to seek permanent residence.offer sb/give sb residence A 1997 law offered legal residence to many Nicaraguan expatriates →  See also primary residence
Translations of “residence”
in Korean 거주지…
in Arabic سَكَن, مَحَلّ إقامة…
in Portuguese residência…
in Catalan residència…
in Japanese 住居, 住宅…
in Italian residenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 住所, 住房, 宅第…
in Russian резиденция, дом, проживание…
in Turkish konut, ikametgâh, ikamet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 住所, 住房, 宅第…
in Polish rezydencja, siedziba, pobyt…
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