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noun     residence pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] formal a house or other place where someone lives, especially a large house used by an important person

    the President’s official residence

    The building is partly a museum and partly a private residence.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the fact that someone lives somewhere, or the period of time that they spend living there

    After many years of residence in Paris, he returned home.

    take up residence (=start to live somewhere):

    He took up residence in Hollywood in 1999.

    1. a.
      the legal right to live in a country that is not your own

      The proposal would grant US residence to up to 20,000 refugees.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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