Translation of residence in Spanish:

residence

Pronunciation: /ˈrezədəns; ˈrezɪdəns/

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (in a country) residencia (feminine) to take up residence fijar su ( or mi etc) residencia, establecerse* (before noun/delante del nombre) residence permit permiso (masculine) de residencia
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    • Domicile combines the fact of residence with the intention of not moving in future.
    • They will be eligible to permanent residence after living five years in South Korea.
    • The issue of loss of residence was balanced by the fact that they would create at least 15 jobs through the venture.
    1.2 (in building) [formal] residencia (feminine) to take up residence instalarse the Queen is in residence at the Palace la Reina está en palacio the artist/doctor in residence el artista/médico residente 1.3residence hall (American English/inglés norteamericano) , hall of residence (British English/inglés británico) residencia (feminine) universitaria or de estudiantes, colegio (masculine) mayor (Spain/España)
  • 2 countable/numerable (home) residencia (feminine) his official/London residence su residencia oficial/de Londres this attractive Victorian residence is situated … esta encantadora residencia de época victoriana está situada …
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    • They are there in case one day someone again wants to live in the house as a private residence and restore it to its original condition.
    • Residence in Canadian cities is generally private rather than communal, dominated by private homes or residences.
    • However, he and his wife built two of the grandest private residences in the country.

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