domicile

EnglishEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

  • domicil (archaic)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French domicile.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɑmɪsaɪl/, /ˈdɑmɪsɪl/

NounEdit

domicile (plural domiciles)

  1. (formal) A home or residence.
    The call to jury duty was sent to my legal domicile; too bad I was on vacation at the time.
  2. (law) A residence at a particular place accompanied with an intention to remain there for an unlimited time; a residence accepted as a final abode.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wharton to this entry?)

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VerbEdit

domicile (third-person singular simple present domiciles, present participle domiciling, simple past and past participle domiciled)

  1. To have a domicile in a particular place.
    The answer depends on in which state he was domiciled at his death.



FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin domicilium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

domicile m (plural domiciles)

  1. domicile
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