Type: adjective, noun

Definitions: (adjective) If you are resident somewhere, you live or work there. (noun) A resident is somebody who lives in a particular area.

Examples: (adjective) The resident population at the school has grown each year, with over 250 students living there now. (adjective) If you are not resident in the town, you may not use the town public facilities without charge. (noun) The local residents like the tourism because it creates more jobs for them.

Synonyms: nouns: inhabitant, citizen, dweller. adjectives: local.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 2 A