Meaning of “residency” in the English Dictionary

"residency" in American English

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residencynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈrez·ɪ·dən·si/

the fact of living in a particular place:

[ U ] You have to meet residency requirements (= live in a place long enough) before you can apply for citizenship.

A residency is also a period of work, usually in a hospital, for a doctor to get practical experience and training in a special area of medicine.

(Definition of “residency” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"residency" in Business English

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residencynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈrezɪdənsi/ us formal LAW

→  residence

(Definition of “residency” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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