Definition of "residency" [res•i•den•cy]

  • (noun) The position or term of a medical resident.
  • (noun) The house of a colonial resident.
  • (noun) The sphere of authority of a colonial resident.
  • (noun) Residence.

Use "residency" in a sentence

  • "The time to get permanent residency is running about two to three years for petitions by citizens and 10 or more years for petitions by permanent residents."
  • "Non-residency is a grey area and they like to keep it that way, so they can abuse you."
  • "Arresting someone in their own home when they have given you identification and proof of residency is exactly what President Obama indicated it was: stupid."

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