how to pronounce resident


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resident is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of resident in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… residence I became a resident of the country I could …”

meanings of resident


  1. Alternative form of rezident.
  2. A bird which does not migrate during the course of the year.
  3. A person, animal or plant living at a certain location or in a certain area.
  4. A diplomatic representative who resides at a foreign court, usually of inferior rank to an ambassador.
  5. A legal permanent resident, someone who maintains residency.
  6. A physician receiving specialized medical training.


  1. Currently loaded into RAM; contrasted with virtual memory.
  2. Fixed; stable; certain.
  3. Based in a particular place; on hand; local.
  4. Dwelling, or having an abode, in a place for a continued length of time; residing on one's own estate.

resident frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word resident occurs in english on average 12.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics resident can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that resident can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with resident


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