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res·i·dent  (rz-dnt, -dnt)
n.
1. One who resides in a particular place permanently or for an extended period, as:
a. A diplomatic official residing in a foreign seat of government.
b. A colonial official acting as adviser to the ruler of a protected state, often having quasi-gubernatorial powers.
c. A member of an intelligence-gathering or nonuniformed law enforcement agency who resides and oversees operations in a certain locale: the FBI resident in St. Louis.
d. One who lives in a dormitory.
2. A physician receiving specialized clinical training in a hospital, usually after completing an internship.
3. A nonmigratory bird or other animal.
adj.
1. Dwelling in a particular place; residing: resident aliens.
2. Living somewhere in connection with duty or work.
3. Inherently present: resident anxieties.
4. Nonmigratory: resident fauna.


resident  /rzdnt/  n. 1 a person who lives in a certain area: She is a resident of San Francisco. 2 s.o. in a final training period to become a doctor

Thesaurus: resident 1 an inhabitant, citizen. Ant. a nonresident. resident

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