residentiary

residentiary

[rez-i-den-shee-er-ee, -shuh-ree]
adjective
1.
residing; resident.
2.
involving or under obligation to be in official residence.
noun, plural residentiaries.
3.
a resident.
4.
an ecclesiastic bound to official residence.

Origin:
1515–25; < Medieval Latin residentiārius, equivalent to residenti(a) residence + -ārius -ary

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residentiary (ˌrɛzɪˈdɛnʃərɪ)
 
adj
1.  residing in a place, esp officially; resident
2.  subject to an obligation to reside in an official residence: a residentiary benefice
 
n , -tiaries
3.  a member of the clergy obliged to reside in the place of his official appointment

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