Definition of in residence in US English:

in residence

phrase

  • 1Living in or occupying a particular place.

    ‘the guests in residence at the hotel’
    • ‘The hotel says guest teas will stay in residence for a month and they say that subsequent delights will include Oolong Black Dragon and Jasmine Monkey King.’
    • ‘With his own family, including his two-and-a-half year-old son in residence during his four month stay in the town, Billy is enjoying the seaside atmosphere.’
    • ‘Students remaining in residence for the spring semester will see the remaining fall balance deducted from their spring charges.’
    • ‘It will take at least two years for the closure of the hospital with a number of patients remaining in residence during this time.’
    • ‘The committee members heard that it would take at least two years to close the hospital and that some patients would remain in residence over the next 24 months.’
    • ‘Nick and Susan enjoyed the Diwali celebrations in Jaipur and spent her birthday last November staying in a royal palace with the maharajah in residence.’
    • ‘Though I didn't expect that it would always remain that way while I was still in residence here.’
    • ‘The Waddington family remained in residence until John Waddington died without heirs in 1935.’
    • ‘However, space will be set aside for upper year students who would like to stay in residence following their first year.’
    • ‘It used to be that if someone wanted to stay in residence for more than two years, they had to participate in the campus community.’
    living, residing, in residence, staying, remaining
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    1. 1.1— in residence A person with a particular occupation (especially an artist or writer) paid to work in a college or other institution.
      • ‘An artist in residence at DHS takes a hard look at the agency.’
      • ‘We have had an artist in residence, drama, dance and also held out-of-school activities.’
      • ‘Each night there was a slide presentation and discussion from each of the teachers, artists in residence, and visiting artists.’
      • ‘We regularly enjoy the expertise of an artist in residence; this year the girls have been involved in the creation of a willow sculpture outside the Music School.’
      • ‘This is Harcourt's second year of having an artist in residence.’
      • ‘The Trust now holds regular readings of Wordsworth's works, using actors, and employs writers and artists in residence to breathe life into the poet's legacy.’
      • ‘An artist in residence will help the children to create an art-form from reusable materials in the Botanic Gardens.’
      • ‘It now has its own exhibition space, library, recording studio, computer lab, darkroom and bedrooms for artists in residence.’
      • ‘For the rest of the year, it will function as a jazz bar and will also be available for hire to hold exhibitions, workshops, for artists in residence and so on.’
      • ‘In the same year he was writer in residence in Trinity College, Dublin.’