resident

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Resident is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈɹɛzɪd(ə)nt/
  • SAMPA: /"rEzId(@)nt/

Noun[change]

Singular
resident

Plural
residents

  1. A resident is somebody who lives in a particular area.
    The local residents like the tourism because it creates more jobs for them.
  2. US a doctor who is still training, and who works in a hospital.

Adjective[change]

Positive
resident

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If you are resident somewhere, you live or work there.
    If you are not resident in the town, you may not use the town pool.
    The resident population at the school has grown each year, and now most of our students live here.
    I am a resident of Thailand.

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