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See the entry forresidencia.
Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofresidenciar.
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofresidenciar.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (house)
a. residence
La carta será enviada a tu residencia.The letter will be delivered to your residence.
b. home
Se recomienda a los ciudadanos quedarse en sus residencias durante la tormenta de nieve.We advice citizens to stay at home during the snow storm.
2. (medicine)
a. residency
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La residencia consiste en tres años de práctica en el hospital local.The residency consists of three years of practice activities in the local hospital.
3. (legal)
a. residence
El autor exiliado fijó su residencia en Suecia.The exiled writer established his residence in Sweden.
b. residence permit (document)
Puedes trabajar en el país solamente si te otorgaron la residencia.You can only work in the country if you have a residence permit.
4. (hotel)
a. boarding house
Los huéspedes pueden almorzar en la residencia de once a una.Guests can have lunch at the boarding house from eleven to one.
b. guest house
¡No voy a dormir en una tienda de campaña! Me quedaré en una residencia.I'm not going to sleep in a tent! I'll stay in a guest house.
5. (accommodations for the elderly)
a. nursing home
Pasé Navidad con los ancianos en la residencia.I spent Christmas with the old people at the nursing home.
6. (student accommodations)
a. dormitory
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Viviste en una residencia en la universidad?Did you live in a dormitory in college?
b. dorm
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tengo recuerdos muy felices de mi residencia en la universidad.I have very happy memories of my college dorm.
c. residence hall
Las residencias al este del campus están reservadas para estudiantes de primer año.The residence halls on the east side of the campus are reserved for first year students.
d. hall of residence (United Kingdom)
La universidad tiene seis residencias disponibles para estudiantes.The university has six halls of residence available for students.
7. (military)
a. quarters
Los oficiales y los generales tuvieron una cena en la residencia.The officers and generals attended a dinner in the quarters.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (establecimiento; de oficiales)
a. residence
residencia (de ancianos)old people's home
2. (hotel)
a. boarding house
3. (hospital)
a. hospital
4. (permiso para extranjeros)
a. residence permit
5. (periodo de formación)
a. residency
6. (estancia)
a. stay
7. (localidad, domicilio)
a. residence
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1 (casa) residence
la reunión tuvo lugar en la residencia del primer ministro the meeting took place at the prime minister's residence; segunda residencia second home
residencia canina dogs' home; kennels
; (p)
kennel; (EEUU)
residencia de estudiantes hall of residence
residencia oficial official residence
residencia para ancianos residencia para jubilados residential home; old people's home
residencia sanitaria hospital
residencia universitaria hall of residence
2 (domicilio) residence
fijó su residencia en Barcelona he took up residence in Barcelona; con residencia en Bogotá resident in Bogotá
3 (hotel) guest house; boarding house
4 (estancia) residence
la conoció durante su residencia en Madrid he got to know her during his residence o while he was living in Madrid; permiso de residencia residence permit
5 (Jur) (investigación) investigation; inquiry
6 (And) (Jur)
residencia vigilada house arrest
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