Definition of nonresident in English:

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Pronunciation: /nänˈrezidənt/


1Not living in a particular place, especially a country or a place of work: the building had a nonresident, part-time caretaker
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  • The respondents were non-resident Indians based in Britain, Canada and US.
  • Maintenance payments will be calculated by a formula based on the income of the non-resident parent, discounting tax and pension contributions.
  • This applied to 84 non-resident clients and 51 charities.
1.1(Of a job or program of study) not requiring the holder or participant to reside at the place of work or instruction.
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  • In fact, at the Army War College now, even the nonresident program routinely awards the master's degree.
  • It is one of very few regionally accredited nonresident programs.
  • Our nonresident programs strive to duplicate, to the maximum extent possible, the quality of the educational experience found on our Newport campus.
1.2 Computing (Of software) not kept permanently in memory but available to be loaded from secondary storage or external device: if you want to use a nonresident font, you can manually download it
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  • To verify memory stability we used Memtest - 86, a non-resident memory-testing utility.


A person not living in a particular place: parking permits are available for Richmond residents and nonresidents
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  • Spain could either reduce the rate for non-residents, or increase the rate for residents.
  • The scheme is not open to non-residents who work in the streets affected.
  • And there was a strongly positive response from both residents and non-residents.



Example sentences
  • This also was a discrimination case, relating to the non-residence of a parent company.
  • Finally, during the 1990s, the non-residence of the Queen became the central point of the campaign for a republic.
  • He says he likes his garden to be left to its own devices, but all these matters, to our mind, are indications of non-residence.

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Syllabification: non·res·i·dent

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