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domicile

dom·i·cile (dom·i·cil)

domicile (domicil)

 
pronunciation:
do mih saIl [or] da mih saIl [or] do mih sihl [or] da mih sihl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: (formal) a place of residence; home.
The United States has been his domicile for twelve years.They shared their domicile with another family during the Depression.The police made a careful search of the suspect's domicile.
synonyms:
abode, dwelling, habitation, home, residence
similar words:
apartment, camp, flat, house, lodging, pad, quarters
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: domiciled, domiciles, domiciling
definition: to establish in a place of residence.
The two children were domiciled with a foster family.
synonyms:
house, quarter, settle
similar words:
encamp, home, locate, situate
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derivation: domiciliary (adj.)
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