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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not living in a particular place: nonresident students who commute to classes.
  • adj. Chiefly New England Of or relating to real estate owned by persons who are resident only in the summer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. not resident; alien; foreign; not residing in the place in question
  • n. one who is not a resident; an alien; a foreigner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not residing in a particular place, on one's own estate, or in one's proper place.
  • n. A nonresident person; one who does not reside in the State or jurisdiction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not residing within the jurisdiction.
  • Not residing on one's own estate, in one's pastorate, or in one's proper place: as, a non-resident clergyman or land-owner.
  • n. One who does not reside within the jurisdiction.
  • n. One who does not reside on his own lands or in the place where his official duties require, as a clergyman who lives away from his cure.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents
  • n. someone who does not live in a particular place

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