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adjective resident pronunciation in British English /ˈrezɪd(ə)nt/
  1. 1
    formal living in a particular place
    The area has always had a resident population of these birds.
    resident in: Candidates will normally have been resident in the United Kingdom for at least six months.
  2. 2
    [only before noun] working regularly in a particular place
    resident musicians


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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