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in residence

Appointed to live and work in a specific place, especially a college or university, for a certain length of time so as to be a source of inspiration, interest, and knowledge to others in the field. (Usually said of creative artists.) The university is so fortunate to have a writer in residence of your unmatched intellect and ability.
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in residence

Committed to live and work in a certain place, often for a specific length of time. For example, He loved being the college's poet in residence. This expression, dating from the 1300s, originally referred to ecclesiastical clerics whose presence was required in a specific church. It was extended to other appointments in the mid-1800s.
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in residence

Committed to live and work in a specific place, often for a certain length of time: an artist in residence at a college.
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