Definitions for Residencyˈrɛz ɪ dən si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

res•i•den•cyˈrɛz ɪ dən si(n.)(pl.)-cies.

  1. Ref: residence (def. 2). 3

  2. the position or tenure of a medical resident.

  3. (in British India) the official residence of a representative of the British governor general at the court of an Indian ruler.

    Category: Western History

  4. an administrative division of the Dutch East Indies.

    Category: Western History

Princeton's WordNet

  1. residency, residence, abidance(noun)

    the act of dwelling in a place

  2. residency(noun)

    the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. residency(noun)ˈrɛz ɪ dən si

    sb's right to live in a country

    a residency permit


  1. residency(Noun)

    The position or term of a medical resident

  2. residency(Noun)

    The position of a musical artist who commonly performs at a particular venue

  3. residency(Noun)

    The condition of being a resident of a particular place

  4. residency(Noun)

    The home or residence of a person, especially in the colonies

Webster Dictionary

  1. Residency(noun)


  2. Residency(noun)

    a political agency at a native court in British India, held by an officer styled the Resident; also, a Dutch commercial colony or province in the East Indies


  1. Residency

    Residency is the act of establishing or maintaining a residence in a given place. Residency is a concept which heavily affects a the legal rights and responsibilities that are available to a person, including eligibility to vote, eligibility to stand for political office, eligibility to access government services, responsibility to pay taxes, and on and so forth.

Translations for Residency

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the home of the governor etc in a colony etc.

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