residence

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residence(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (place of dwelling)
a. la residencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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)
a. la residencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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)
a. la residencia universitaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(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.
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residence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (stay)
a. la estancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(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) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(home)
3. (university) (United Kingdom)
a.
(hall of) residencecolegio mayor
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residence [ˈrezɪdəns]
noun
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
modifier
residence permit (n) permiso (m) de residencia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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