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