reside in


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reside in

1. To live in some place as one's permanent or long-term home. Squatters residing in the abandoned hotel are being forced out by police. The disgraced politician has been residing in Sweden for the past ten years.
2. To be an inherent trait or property of someone or something. The power to change the world resides in all of us—we just have to have the determination and motivation to do so. The greatest intellectual minds of our entire generation reside in this country. The power to hire or fire employees for this branch only resides in the general manager—no one else can make those decisions.
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reside in someone or something

to be a property or characteristic of someone or something. I never knew such anger could reside in such a calm person. The finest acoustics that can be found in the world reside in this hall.
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reside in

some place to dwell in some place. I reside in a small apartment in the center of town. The Wilsons resided in a large house on a hill.
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reside in

v.
1. To dwell in some place permanently or for an extended period; live in some place: I resided in Chicago during the 1990s.
2. To be inherent in something or someone; exist in something or someone: These teaching methods will unleash the enormous potential that resides in these children.
3. To be vested in something or someone, as a power or right: By the authority that resides in me, I now pronounce you husband and wife.
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I further make this final and irrevocable admission and confession to the effect that when I applied for and was granted US citizenship, I did not have the acquired intention to reside in the United States, thereby making me ineligible and disqualified for such citizenship,' Yasay said in the letter to the INS.
While they wish to join their relatives who legally reside in the U.
New York Central denied coverage because the insured did not reside in the house.
An issue of fact as to whether plaintiffs misrepresented their intention to reside in the subject premises as contemplated by the policy precludes a grant of summary judgment to both parties.
Residence Premises" also means a two family dwelling where you reside in at last one of the family units and which is shown as the "residence premises" in the declarations.