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English definition of “resident”

resident

noun [C] (HOME)    /ˈrez.ɪ.dənt/
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).People who live or settle somewhere
(Definition of resident noun (HOME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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