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English

Pronunciation

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

Etymology

From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] resident, residens, pp. of residere.

Noun

Singular
resident

Plural
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  1. person, animal or plant living at a location or in an area
  2. a graduated medical student who is receiving advanced training in a specialty
    • She's a resident in neurosurgery at Mass General.

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Adjective

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Positive
resident

Comparative
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  1. the person on hand who is the strongest in a particular skill or profession
    • He is our resident UNIX expert.
  2. a student in the medical profession who watches a licensed doctor in order to learn a skill

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