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resident

res·i·dent

resident

 
 
pronunciation:
re zih dnt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who resides in a particular place.
similar words:
denizen, occupant, tenant
definition 2: a medical doctor serving a period of residency in a hospital.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: dwelling in a particular place.
antonyms:
transient
definition 2: living somewhere temporarily while studying or discharging business.
definition 3: ingrained; intrinsic.
definition 4: of or pertaining to nonmigratory birds and animals.
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