Definition of 'residency'
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It would give residency rights to any illegals who have escaped detection for ten years. The Sun (2016)Your tax liability on the proceeds will depend on your residency status when you cash in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They will also have to take a stronger habitual residency test before they can claim benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many other countries have residency tests for welfare. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He wants to make the habitual residency test a bit harder to pass. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have become an increasingly popular way for affluent individuals and their families to obtain permanent residency in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britons who have taken French residency are not the only ones being hit by extra taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After five years, you can apply for permanent residency. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And once you have completed your training and are at work, you can apply for permanent residency. The Sun (2008)WHY their right to residency or asylum is not revoked the moment they are convicted. The Sun (2006)I applied for a permanent residency visa thinking that the process would take ages. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it emerged that those who have now been turned down for British residency have no right of appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You will be employed on a permanent full-time basis with opportunity to apply for permanent residency after two years. The Sun (2009)Whereas before they could invest as soon as they had gained permanent residency, buyers must now wait three years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you attend a relatively large church, then chances are you may be familiar with church internship or residency programs. Christianity Today (2000)Provided the relevant visa conditions are met, after five years the investor and their family may apply for permanent residency. Times, Sunday Times (2014)WE should be alarmed at plans for landlords to be held responsible for ensuring tenants have the right to residency. The Sun (2015)Drawing welfare would be bound up with a residency test - how long people have lived here and how much they have paid in. The Sun (2013)The'right to reside' element of the habitual residency test is fair and necessary. The Sun (2013)Although some set residency tests, requiring applicants to have lived locally for a certain period, others do not. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The photos - which have fuelled rumours that she was given special treatment - could lead to her residency status being revoked. The Sun (2007)He has residency rights in the US and two daughters studying in Oklahoma. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'residency'
British English: residency NOUN
Someone's residency in a particular place, especially in a country, is the fact that they live there or that they are officially allowed to live there.
He applied for residency in the country.
Definition of residency from the Collins English Dictionary
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