Meaning of “resident” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈrezɪdənt/
Extra Examples
Local residents are pushing for the road to be made safer.The offer is available to UK residents only.Three quarters of the island's residents speak English.There has been strong opposition from local residents.Local residents are up in arms over plans to close the swimming pool.

B2 someone who lives in a particular place:

complaints from local residents

a doctor who is working in a hospital to get extra training in a particular area of medicine

(Definition of “resident noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)