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Meaning of residence

res•i•dence

Pronunciation: (rez'i-duns), [key]
— n.
  1. the place, esp. the house, in which a person lives or resides; dwelling place; home: Their residence is in New York City.
  2. a structure serving as a dwelling or home, esp. one of large proportion and superior quality: They have a summer residence in Connecticut.
  3. the act or fact of residing: during his residence in Spain.
  4. the act of living or staying in a specified place while performing official duties, carrying on studies or research, awaiting a divorce, etc.
  5. the time during which a person resides in a place: a residence there of five years.
  6. the location of the main offices or principal center of business activity of a commercial enterprise, esp. a large corporation, as registered under law.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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