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bilocal residence

Definition of Bilocal Residence

(noun) When a married couple lives with or near either spousesfamily or alternates between families.

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Syllabification: bi·lo·cal res·i·dence

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Works Consulted

Tischler, Henry L. 2011. Introduction to Sociology. 10th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Cite the Definition of Bilocal Residence

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “bilocal residence.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 15, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/bilocal-residence/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

bilocal residence. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/bilocal-residence/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “bilocal residence.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 15, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/bilocal-residence/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“bilocal residence.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 15 Aug. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/bilocal-residence/>.