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resident

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈrezɪdənt/
PERSON B2 someone who lives in a particular place: complaints from local residents People who live or settle somewhere
DOCTOR US a doctor who is working in a hospital to get extra training in a particular area of medicineOccupations and tradesDoctors and health workers generallyStudents and pupils
Translations of “resident”
in Korean 거주자…
in Arabic ساكِن, مُقيم…
in French habitant/-ante…
in Turkish sakin, oturan/yaşayan kişi, yerli…
in Italian residente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 住戶, 居民…
in Russian житель, ординатор…
in Polish mieszka-niec/nka, (lekarz) stażysta, stażystka…
in Spanish habitante…
in Portuguese residente, morador, -ora…
in German der/die Einwohner(in)…
in Catalan resident, veí, veïna…
in Japanese 住人, 居住者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 住户, 居民…
(Definition of resident noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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