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residence

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈrez.ɪ.dəns/ formal
C2 a home: the Governor's official residencein residence officially staying or living somewhere: The Queen is in residence at the Palace this week.author/poet/artist in residence an author (= writer), poet, or artist who is employed at a school or college, etc. for a short periodtake up residence/residency somewhere to go to live somewhere: She took up residence in Canada. She took up permanent residency abroad.
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in Korean 거주지…
in Arabic سَكَن, مَحَلّ إقامة…
in Portuguese residência…
in Catalan residència…
in Japanese 住居, 住宅…
in Italian residenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 住所, 住房, 宅第…
in Russian резиденция, дом, проживание…
in Turkish konut, ikametgâh, ikamet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 住所, 住房, 宅第…
in Polish rezydencja, siedziba, pobyt…
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