domicile

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French domicile.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɑmɪsaɪl/, /ˈdɑmɪsɪl/

Noun[edit]

domicile (plural domiciles)

  1. (formal) A home or residence.
    The call to jury duty was sent to my legal domicile; too bad I was on vacation at the time.
  2. (law) A residence at a particular place accompanied with an intention to remain there for an unlimited time; a residence accepted as a final abode.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wharton to this entry?)

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Verb[edit]

domicile (third-person singular simple present domiciles, present participle domiciling, simple past and past participle domiciled)

  1. To have a domicile in a particular place.
    The answer depends on in which state he was domiciled at his death.



French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin domicilium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

domicile m (plural domiciles)

  1. domicile

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