citizenry


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cit·i·zen·ry

 (sĭt′ĭ-zən-rē)
n. pl. cit·i·zen·ries
Citizens considered as a group.

citizenry

(ˈsɪtɪzənrɪ)
n, pl -ries
citizens collectively

cit•i•zen•ry

(ˈsɪt ə zən ri, -sən-)

n., pl. -ries.
citizens collectively.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.citizenry - the body of citizens of a state or country; "the Spanish people"
group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
country people, countryfolk - people living in the same country; compatriots
Arcado-Cyprians, Achaean - the ancient Greek inhabitants of Achaea
Aeolian - the ancient Greek inhabitants of Aeolia
Dorian - the ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris who entered Greece from the north about 1100 BC
Ionian - the ancient Greek inhabitants of Attica and related regions in Ionia
electorate - the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote
governed - the body of people who are citizens of a particular government; "governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed"--Declaration of Independence
citizen - a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
Translations
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citizenry

[ˈsɪtɪznrɪ] Nciudadanos mpl, ciudadanía f

citizenry

[ˈsɪtɪzənri] n (mainly US) (formal) (= people) [country, state, city] → population fCitizens' Advice Bureau n (British)Bureau m d'aide sociale et juridiqueCitizen's Band Citizen's Band Radio nCB f

citizenry

n (liter)Bürgerschaft f
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He shows how Greek literary and epigraphic sources uses the term most frequently in reference to the public assembly of the citizenry of a city-state, but also for a temporary collective identity that the citizenry assumed during the course of that public gathering.
This years theme of ASEAN Summits and related meetings is Partnering for Change, Engaging the World, and we hope that through this engagement, we can engage you further and empower you so that you can build an informed citizenry for our region and our country, he stressed.
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Islamabad -- Every teacher has a broad role modelling duty to inspire the future leaders and responsibility for passing on the sense of citizenry.
Thomas Jefferson knew that an educated citizenry is the foundation of our democratic form of government - an informed populace using critical reasoning to realize the American dream in a thriving capitalistic system.
In some countries, like Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon, we have glimpses of elections that are actually free and fair and that genuinely reflect the will of the citizenry, because usually we do not actually know the result before the election takes place.
International consensus seems to be that it is better for the Jewish state to collectively punish its own citizenry by unleashing hundreds of murderous psychopaths in and around Israel than punishing Gaza.
The reason is that as the technology becomes more pervasive and as the citizenry becomes completely wired and the content gets localized to the language of the country, it becomes an issue like television," the BBC quoted Schmidt, as saying.
Entitled "Our America and Pollard," the paper asks: "What is the sentence for a nation that commits treason against all its citizenry [in failing] to carry out justice without prejudice?

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