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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɛzɪdənsi/
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residency (countable and uncountable, plural residencies)

  1. The condition of being a resident of a particular place.
  2. The home or residence of a person, especially in the colonies.
  3. (US, healthcare) The position or term of a medical resident.
  4. The position of a musical artist who commonly performs at a particular venue.
    The trance DJ was keen to secure a residency in Ibiza.
  5. (espionage) Synonym of rezidentura

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Further reading[edit]

  • residency in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911
  • residency at OneLook Dictionary Search