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residentnoun [C]

us   /ˈrez·ɪ·dənt/
someone who lives in a place: The local residents were angry at the lack of parking spaces.
A resident is also a doctor who is working, usually in a hospital, to get practical experience and training in a special area of medicine.
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"resident" in British English

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residentnoun [C]

uk   /ˈrez.ɪ.dənt/ us   /ˈrez.ə.dənt/
  • resident noun [C] (HOME)

B2 a person who lives or has their home in a place: a resident of the UK/Australia The local residents were angry at the lack of parking spaces. The hotel bar was only open to residents (= to people staying at the hotel).

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  • resident noun [C] (MEDICAL)

US Austalian a doctor who is still training, and who works in a hospital: She's a first-year resident in oncology at Boston General Hospital.
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residentadjective

uk   /ˈrez.ɪ.dənt/ us   /ˈrez.ə.dənt/
C1 living or staying in a place: She's resident abroad/in Moscow.
[before noun] used to refer to someone who has a special skill or quality in a group or organization: She is the university's resident expert on Italian literature.humorous Tony is the company's resident clown.
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"resident" in Business English

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residentnoun [C]

uk   /ˈrezɪdənt/ us  
someone who lives in a particular building or area: The park is a popular meeting place for local residents.
someone who stays in a hotel: The hotel bar was only open to residents.
LAW a person who has the legal right to live in a particular country that they were not born in: You will be considered a US resident for tax purposes.
a doctor who is still training, and who works in a hospital: She's a senior resident on the hospital's medicine ward.

residentadjective

uk   /ˈrezɪdənt/ us  
living or staying in a place: resident in France/Michigan/London, etc. If you want to take a British driving test you must be resident in the UK.
(Definition of resident from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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