residence noun

1 house

ADJ. desirable | palatial | official | royal | private | main, principal Versailles was the principal residence of the kings of France until 1793. | summer | country, town | family | student

2 living in a particular place

ADJ. long | permanent | temporary | main, normal, principal

VERB + RESIDENCE establish, take up The family took up temporary residence in the manor house. | remain in, stay in The family house was sold off but she remained in residence on the ground floor.

RESIDENCE + NOUN permit He has applied for a residence permit.

PREP. in ~ The flag flying above the palace indicates that the Queen is in residence.

PHRASES a change of residence, a hall of residence The university has two halls of residence for its postgraduate students. | a place of residence The notice was addressed to her last known place of residence.

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