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Definition of resident noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈrɛzəˌdɛnt//
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  1. 1a person who lives in a particular place or who has their home there a resident of the United States There were confrontations between local residents and the police.
  2. 2a person who is staying in a hotel The hotel restaurant is open to nonresidents.
  3. 3a doctor working in a hospital who is receiving special advanced training
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: resident