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English definition of “residence”

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 from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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