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She has also lost two lawsuits filed by former employees at the official residence who accused her of abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She refused to answer questions about how she could call the house her main residence. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The heir to the throne and his wife have an official residence in the capital. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is a man whose definition of permanent residence is to live somewhere else. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They bought land generally in large amounts in or near their place of residence. A Social History of Modern Spain (1991)What is your country of previous residence? Times, Sunday Times (2006)You have to elect your main residence within two years of buying the second property. Times, Sunday Times (2009)More often than not buyers are making their country house their main residence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Proof of permanent residence of winner will be required. The Sun (2009)Was it your only or main residence? Times, Sunday Times (2012)He has taken permanent residence in the city and leased an apartment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The distinction between local groups and descent groups is therefore one between common residence and a sense of common identity. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)He lives in the official residence, so he must move. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This reflects the practice of marrying in the bride's place of residence. Migrants in Modern France: Population Mobility in the Later Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (1989)A pack had taken up residence just north of the village. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A married couple can have only one main residence between them and so the election must be made jointly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet demand to take up residence in Fair Isle is surprisingly strong. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Select United Kingdom as your country of residence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Buckingham Palace is the only official residence that maintains a full-time permanent staff. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)Not to mention songs that have taken up residence in the nation's brains, whether we want them there or not. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was his first visit to China and would be his only extended residence in the country; he was determined to make the most of it. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)
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Translations for 'residence'
British English: residence NOUN
A residence is a house where people live.
...hotels and private residences.
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