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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Pray for the election of leaders who have the ability to make the way plain and clear, inspiring the citizenry to follow them to victory.
Furthermore, the harm caused by superpatriotism isn't only the violence it visits upon enemies but the compromises in liberty that it forces on a nation's citizenry and its friends.
He believes that "we live in a country in which the normal state of the citizenry is 'disempowerment.
Because these market opportunities exist in the state, the resolution asks DNR to assist those wanting to start shingle recycling plants and to educate local governments and the citizenry on the benefits of using recycled asphalt roofing shingles, as well as to review all permit applications and facility operating needs in a "timely and expeditious manner.
Private Collectors in Mantua is a book clearly destined to have a long shelf life, pointing as it does in the direction of bringing the discourse out of the Ducal Palace and into the residences of the citizenry.
This paper presents the information needs of professional journalists within the framework of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Standards for Information Literacy Competencies, the need for librarians to advocate information literacy education for journalism students, and the importance of this instruction in preparing students for employment in journalism, and in contributing to an improvement in news media quality, and thereby the development of a better informed citizenry.
Known as the Restriction of Hazardous Substances, the laudable directives are intended to protect Europe's citizenry against the dangerous substances potentially leaching into water supplies when aging and discarded components are put into landfills.
The land of Illmoor, filled with towns called Phlegm and Dullitch, is not for the faint-hearted traveler; but it has its charms, since most of the citizenry is so ineffectual at their thieving and wickedness as to be laughable.
Mandating any MP to vote in accordance with the Prime Minister's wishes on an issue which involves and is in opposition to one or more of the principles upon which the nation is founded, strips the citizenry of the right to representation in accordance with those principles.

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