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English noun: domicile

1. domicile (location) (law) the residence where you have your permanent home or principal establishment and to where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return; every person is compelled to have one and only one domicile at a time

SamplesWhat's his legal residence?.

Synonymslegal residence

Broader (hypernym)abode, residence

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. domicile (artifact) housing that someone is living in

SamplesHe built a modest dwelling near the pond.
They raise money to provide homes for the homeless.

Synonymsabode, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home

Broader (hypernym)housing, living accommodations, lodging

Narrower (hyponym)cliff dwelling, condo, condominium, fireside, fixer-upper, hearth, hermitage, homestead, house, indian lodge, lake dwelling, lodge, messuage, pile dwelling, semi-detached house, vacation home, yurt

Part holonymbath, bathroom, bedchamber, bedroom, chamber, den, dinette, dining room, dining-room, dressing room, family room, front room, kitchen, living room, living-room, parlor, parlour, sitting room, sleeping accommodation, sleeping room

English verb: domicile

1. domicile (stative) make one's home in a particular place or community

SamplesMay parents reside in Florida.

Synonymsdomiciliate, reside, shack

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)dwell, inhabit, live, populate

Narrower (hyponym)rusticate

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