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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 res·i·dence /ˈrɛzədən(t)s, ˈrɛzdən(t)s, ˈrɛzəˌdɛn(t)s/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Res·i·dence n.
 1. The act or fact of residing, abiding, or dwelling in a place for some continuance of time; as, the residence of an American in France or Italy for a year.
    The confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy.   --Sir M. Hale.
 2. The place where one resides; an abode; a dwelling or habitation; esp., a settled or permanent home or domicile. “Near the residence of Posthumus.”
    Johnson took up his residence in London.   --Macaulay.
 3. Eng. Eccl. Law The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence.
 4. The place where anything rests permanently.
    But when a king sets himself to bandy against the highest court and residence of all his regal power, he then, . . . fights against his own majesty and kingship.   --Milton.
 5. Subsidence, as of a sediment. [Obs.]
 6. That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- Domiciliation; sojourn; stay; abode; home; dwelling; habitation; domicile; mansion.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any address at which you dwell more than temporarily; "a
           person can have several residences" [syn: abode]
      2: the official house or establishment of an important person
         (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the
         governor's residence"
      3: the act of dwelling in a place [syn: residency, abidance]
      4: a large and imposing house [syn: mansion, mansion house,
          manse, hall]