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[non-rez-i-duh nt] /nɒnˈrɛz ɪ dənt/
not resident in a particular place.
not residing where official duties require a person to reside.
a person who is nonresident.
Origin of nonresident
1520-30; non- + resident
Related forms
nonresidence, nonresidency, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for nonresident
  • We address the determinants of resident and nonresident tuition and enrollment at public universities.
  • The question is whether not being here, and not having a place to stay in the city, makes him a nonresident.
  • In the use of a village owned parking field, a nonresident may be charged a fee higher than charged to a village resident.
  • Browse area shops to obtain a nonresident fishing license, check fishing conditions, and rent or buy crab fishing equipment.
  • nonresidents pay more than residents, but fees differ depending on the nonresident's home state.
  • Resident and nonresident licenses are available, ranging from lifetime licenses to one-day and seven-day permits.
  • Many times, nonresident beach permits sell out before the start of the season.
  • It's one of a few high-end resorts on the island that, for the first time, allow nonresident foreigners to buy property.
British Dictionary definitions for nonresident


a person who is not residing in the place implied or specified: the hotel restaurant is open to nonresidents
a British person employed abroad on a contract for a minimum of one year, who is exempt from UK income tax provided that he does not spend more than 90 days in the UK during that tax year
not residing in the place specified
Derived Forms
nonresidence, nonresidency, noun
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