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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. 3
    humorous used for referring to someone in your group who knows a lot about a particular subject

    our resident computer expert


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