domicile

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdɒmɪsaɪl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈdɑməˌsaɪl, -səl, ˈdoʊmə-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(domə sīl′, -səl, dōmə-)


Inflections of 'domicile' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
domiciles
v 3rd person singular
domiciling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
domiciled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
domiciled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
dom•i•cile /ˈdɑməˌsaɪl, -səl, ˈdoʊmə-/USA pronunciation   n., v.,  -ciled, -cil•ing. 
n. [countable]
  1. a place of residence.
  2. Lawa permanent legal residence:His domicile was in a country that had no taxes.

v. [+ object]
  1. to establish a domicile in:He was domiciled abroad for tax purposes.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
dom•i•cile  (domə sīl′, -səl, dōmə-),USA pronunciation n., v.,  -ciled, -cil•ing. 
n. 
  1. a place of residence;
    abode;
    house or home.
  2. Lawa permanent legal residence.

v.t. 
  1. to establish in a domicile.
Also,  domi•cil. 
  • Latin domicilium, perh. equivalent. to *domicol(a) (domi-, combining form of domus house + -cola dweller; see colonus) + -ium -ium
  • Middle French
  • 1470–80

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
domicile /ˈdɒmɪˌsaɪl/, domicil /ˈdɒmɪˌsɪl/ formal n
  1. a dwelling place
  2. a permanent legal residence
  3. Brit the place where a bill of exchange is to be paid
vb
Also: domiciliate /ˌdɒmɪˈsɪlɪˌeɪt/
  1. to establish or be established in a dwelling place
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin domicilium, from domus house
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