Definition of 'resident'
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The prospect of an extra runway has local residents quaking in their boots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some local residents are hostile to the army. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Local residents rightly also have concerns about noise. The Sun (2016) Local residents expressed anger at the signs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Inside the home, residents were playing bingo. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Residents live in households of a dozen people, each with their own kitchen and sitting room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Up to 12 per cent of residents in wealthy areas admitted to an affair. The Sun (2016)But they are reticent about raising bills, particularly in deprived areas where residents are already struggling financially but few can afford their own care home bills. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A 93-year-old British man suffered a panic attack as police tried to clear residents from their homes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two in five care home residents in the UK are paying for their care, up by a third in the past ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Doctors advised residents to stay at home with the windows closed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some residents said the area had suffered from a proliferation of illegal drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Two people resident at the address were spoken to. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You will normally be resident in the country where you live and work. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Now residents of the island are hoping that there might be more frequent services. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So where else offers a thriving high street for local residents? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet one must not forget our resident birds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The new counties found it difficult to engage the loyalty of their resident population. The Global Marketplace (1993)The residents of the house have the cliff and shore pretty much to themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Officers patrolled the local area to reassure residents. The Sun (2011)Residents said that people flooded the streets as the first aid trucks arrived last night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The logic behind taxing residents of a country is clear. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Residents have now stopped reporting incidents in an attempt to change the crime maps that drive down house prices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Care home residents are very unhappy with the food she is cooking and are writing to the head office to complain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As a resident representative, he invited me to go along and see for myself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Making a difference We encourage students to maintain good relations with local residents. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In cold weather, most of our resident birds stay put and battle it out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The resident population on this island is 6,000 pairs of puffins and a large seal colony. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She allegedly obtained lists of elderly care home residents by offering dental treatment, then used their names to claim for bogus work. The Sun (2012)Where we last left it, Europe had discovered the resident ambassador. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)Indeed, through history, there had been some scattered precursors of the resident ambassador. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)He had tried all the herbs and potions of the monastery's resident doctor, but to no avail. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)The town has grown rapidly over the past 30 years, meaning many residents live in homes built on greenfield sites. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The report said that some care homes were charging fees of up to 50 an hour to accompany residents to a doctor 's appointment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'resident'
British English: resident /ˈrɛzɪdənt/ NOUN
The residents of a house or area are the people who live there.
Local residents complained that the road was dangerous.
- American English: resident
- Arabic: مُقِيم
- Brazilian Portuguese: residente
- Chinese: 居民
- Croatian: stanovnik
- Czech: obyvatel domu apod.
- Danish: beboer
- Dutch: bewoner
- European Spanish: residente
- Finnish: asukas
- French: résident
- German: Einwohner
- Greek: κάτοικος
- Italian: residente
- Japanese: 居住者
- Korean: 주민
- Norwegian: beboer
- Polish: rezydent
- European Portuguese: residente
- Romanian: rezident
- Russian: житель
- Spanish: residente
- Swedish: vara bosatt
- Thai: ผู้พักอาศัย
- Turkish: sakin konut
- Ukrainian: мешканець
- Vietnamese: người dân
British English: resident ADJECTIVE
Someone who is resident in a country or a town lives there.
He moved there to live with his son, who had been resident in that country for 20 years.
Definition of resident from the Collins English Dictionary
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