metic

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metic

(ˈmɛtɪk)
n
(Historical Terms) (in ancient Greece) an alien having some rights of citizenship in the city in which he lives
[C19: from Greek metoikos, from meta- (indicating change) + -oikos dwelling]

metic

Ancient Greece. a foreigner or a resident alien.
See also: Greece and Greeks
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metic - an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek citymetic - an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city
alien, foreigner, noncitizen, outlander - a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
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I mean that the father grows accustomed to descend to the level of his sons and to fear them, and the son is on a level with his father, he having no respect or reverence for either of his parents; and this is his freedom, and metic is equal with the citizen and the citizen with the metic, and the stranger is quite as good as either.
The oil features in thous ands of household products curious youngster holds on to in the UK, from food to cleaning materials and cos metics.
I always turned up: lipstick launches, fragrance launches, aftershaves, Bond Street boutiques, cos- metics counters in department stores, interior decorating shops.
In search for geroprotectors: in silico screening and in vitro validation of signalome-level mi metics of young healthy state.
Looting, exploitation of the metics and slave labor (mainly in the silver mines of Attica), were the means to fund the Athenian budget.
Metics, the overwhelming majority of whom were Greek, even those valued for their skill in the crafts, trades or professions, were nevertheless registered, controlled, charged a monthly head tax, expected to serve support roles in the military, and were required to be associated with an Athenian patron.
Far from merely reproducing the inequalities of his time, Plato admitted citizens, metics and foreigners, men and women, rich and poor students to his Academy, and educated them all the same (e.
There was a big cos- metics company, not the one I ended up being the face of, that I turned down because I didn't feel authentic.
Splash has introduced ELLE cosA[degrees] metics to its portfolio.
Metics and the Athenian Phialai-Inscriptions: A Study in Athenian Epigraphy and Law.
There were taxes upon two different groups, the Metics (non-citizens) and the citizens.
Despite some early difficulties with Orthodox Jewish neighbors, these congregations have now been accepted in Israel, not as citizens, but as a kind of metics.