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Definition of residency noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈrɛzəˌdɛnsi//
    (pl. residencies) (formal)
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  1. 1[uncountable] = residence She has been granted permanent residency in the U.S.
  2. 2[uncountable] the state of living in a particular place a residency requirement for students
  3. 3[uncountable, countable] the period of time when a doctor working in a hospital receives special advanced training
  4. 4[uncountable, countable] the period of time that an artist, a writer, or a musician spends working for a particular institution
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