1. (place of dwelling) 
A local carpenter had bought the old chapel and had converted it into a residence.Un carpintero local había comprado la antigua capilla y la había convertido en una residencia.
2. (act of dwelling) 
After a year of legal residence, you can apply for Spanish citizenship.Después de un año de residencia legal, puedes solicitar la nacionalidad española.
3. (education) 
The use of tobacco is strictly prohibited in all residences.El uso de tabaco está estrictamente prohibido en todas las residencias universitarias.
b. el colegio mayor (M) (Spain) 
The student was so excited to leave the residence and move into her own apartment.La estudiante estaba muy emocionada por dejar el colegio mayor y mudarse a su propio apartamento.
1. (stay) 
a. la estancia (F) 
she took up residence in Londonfijó su residencia en Londres
place of residencelugar de residencia
residence permitpermiso de residencia
2. (formal) 
a. la residencia (F) (home) 
3. (university) (United Kingdom) 
a. no direct translation 
(hall of) residencecolegio mayor
residence [ˈrezɪdəns]
1 (stay) permanencia (f); estancia (f); (LAm)
after six months' residence después de seis meses de permanencia; to take up residence (in house) instalarse; (in country) establecerse; in residence residente; when the students are in residence cuando están los estudiantes; there is a doctor in residence hay un médico interno; artist in residence artista (m) residente; writer in residence escritoraescritora (m) (f) residente;a escritora
2 (home) residencia (f); domicilio (m)
"town and country residences for sale" "se venden fincas urbanas y rurales"; the minister's official residence la residencia oficial del ministro
3 (Univ) (also hall of residence) residencia (f) universitaria; colegio (m) mayor
residence permit (n) permiso (m) de residencia
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