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English adjective: resident

1. resident living in a particular place

SamplesResident aliens.


2. resident used of animals that do not migrate



English noun: resident

1. resident (person) someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

Synonymsoccupant, occupier

Broader (hypernym)denizen, dweller, habitant, indweller, inhabitant

Narrower (hyponym)Alexandrian, coaster, colonial, dalesman, housemate, inmate, metropolitan, outlier, owner-occupier, sojourner, stater, suburbanite, tenant, towner, townsman


2. resident (person) a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital

SamplesThe resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital.

Synonymshouse physician, resident physician

Broader (hypernym)doc, doctor, Dr., MD, medico, physician

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