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English definition of “residence”


noun     /ˈrezɪdəns/ formal
HOME [C] a building where someone lives : the Queen's official residence HomeHouses and homes
LIVE [U] the fact of living somewhere : He took up residence (= started to live ) in St. Louis.Living or sleeping somewhere
in residence living or working somewhere : He was writer in residence with a professional theatre company . → See also hall of residenceHome
(Definition of residence noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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