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resident aliennoun [C]

uk   us   LAW
someone who has ​permission to ​live in a ​foreign country either permanently or temporarily: If you are a ​residentalien, you must ​follow the same ​taxlaws as US ​citizens.
(Definition of resident alien from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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