domicile of choice

domicile of choice UK US noun [C or U] (plural domiciles of choice) LAW
the country in which someone decides to live rather than the country in which they were born: »

A domicile of choice is lost once an individual ceases to be present in the host country and the domicile of origin revives.

Compare DOMICILE OF ORIGIN(Cf. ↑domicile of origin)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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