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  1. res·i·den·cy
    IPA[ˈrez(ə)dənsē]
  2. noun

    • 1. the fact of living in a place:

      a government ruling confirmed the returning refugees' right to residency
    • 2. a residential post held by a writer, musician, or artist, typically for teaching purposes:

      the photographs were taken in East London during an artist-in-school residency
    • 3. the official residence of the British governor general's representative or other government agent, especially at the court of an Indian state.

    • 4. a group or organization of intelligence agents in a foreign country:

      he made contact with the KGB residency in Aden
    • 5. a period of specialized medical training in a hospital; the position of a resident.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: residency, plural noun: residencies

    • noun

      the fact of living in a place:

      a residential post held by a writer, musician, or artist, typically for teaching purposes:

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