residentship, n.
/rez"i deuhnt/, n.
1. a person who resides in a place.
2. a physician who joins the medical staff of a hospital as a salaried employee for a specified period to gain advanced training usually in a particular field, being in full-time attendance at the hospital and often living on the premises.
3. a diplomatic representative, inferior in rank to an ambassador, residing at a foreign court.
4. (formerly) a representative of the British governor general at a native court in India.
5. (formerly) the governor of a residency in the Dutch East Indies.
6. residing; dwelling in a place.
7. living or staying at a place in discharge of duty.
8. (of qualities) existing; intrinsic.
9. (of birds) not migratory.
10. -
a. encoded and permanently available to a computer user, as a font in a printer's ROM or software on a CD-ROM.
b. (of a computer program) currently active or standing by in computer memory.
[1350-1400; ME < L resident- (s. of residens), prp. of residere to RESIDE; see -ENT]

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