citizenship


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cit·i·zen·ship

 (sĭt′ĭ-zən-shĭp′)
n.
The status of a citizen with its attendant duties, rights, and privileges.

citizenship

(ˈsɪtɪzənˌʃɪp)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the condition or status of a citizen, with its rights and duties
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person's conduct as a citizen: an award for good citizenship.

cit•i•zen•ship

(ˈsɪt ə zənˌʃɪp, -sən-)

n.
1. the state of being vested with the rights and duties of a citizen.
2. the character of an individual viewed as a member of society: an award for good citizenship.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.citizenship - the status of a citizen with rights and dutiescitizenship - the status of a citizen with rights and duties
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
legal status - a status defined by law
2.citizenship - conduct as a citizen; "award for good citizenship"
demeanor, demeanour, deportment, behaviour, conduct, behavior - (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
Translations
مُوَاطَنَةمُواطَنَه
občanství
statsborgerskabindfødsret
kansalaisuus
državljanstvo
borgararéttindi
市民権
시민권
občianstvo
državljanstvo
medborgarskap
ความเป็นพลเมือง
quốc tịch

citizenship

[ˈsɪtɪznʃɪp] Nciudadanía f

citizenship

[ˈsɪtɪzənʃɪp]
n
[country] → citoyenneté f, nationalité f
(= civic values) → civisme m
modif [rights] → civique; [lessons, education, classes] → de civismecitric acid [ˌsɪtrɪkˈæsɪd] nacide m citrique

citizenship

citizenship

[ˈsɪtɪznˌʃɪp] ncittadinanza

citizen

(ˈsitizn) noun
1. an inhabitant of a city or town. a citizen of London.
2. a member of a state or country. a British citizen; a citizen of the USA.
ˈcitizenship noun
the status, rights and duties of a citizen, especially of a particular country etc. He has applied for British citizenship.

citizenship

مُوَاطَنَة občanství statsborgerskab Staatsbürgerschaft υπηκοότητα ciudadanía kansalaisuus citoyenneté državljanstvo cittadinanza 市民権 시민권 burgerschap statsborgerskap obywatelstwo cidadania гражданство medborgarskap ความเป็นพลเมือง vatandaşlık quốc tịch 公民身份

citizenship

n. ciudadanía.
References in classic literature ?
In fact, this scaffold constituted a portion of a penal machine, which now, for two or three generations past, has been merely historical and traditionary among us, but was held, in the old time, to be as effectual an agent, in the promotion of good citizenship, as ever was the guillotine among the terrorists of France.
Best of all, the famous and eloquent Senator Spareshanks, presidential candidate, rode out in an automobile to discuss the sacred privileges of American citizenship, and protection and prosperity for the American workingman.
They were so pleased that they gave the regulation thirty days' notice, the required preparation for citizenship, and resolved to finish their days in this pleasant place.
It seems to be a construction scarcely avoidable, however, that those who come under the denomination of FREE INHABITANTS of a State, although not citizens of such State, are entitled, in every other State, to all the privileges of FREE CITIZENS of the latter; that is, to greater privileges than they may be entitled to in their own State: so that it may be in the power of a particular State, or rather every State is laid under a necessity, not only to confer the rights of citizenship in other States upon any whom it may admit to such rights within itself, but upon any whom it may allow to become inhabitants within its jurisdiction.
Indeed, so completely has man's personality been absorbed by his possessions that the English law has always treated offences against a man's property with far more severity than offences against his person, and property is still the test of complete citizenship.
Yes, sir, I came quite recently from France; though, my employer being American, I suppose I am entitled to the rights of citizenship.
He is forced to admit that the state is not possible without the co-operation of men whom he will not admit to membership in it, either because they are not capable of sufficient rational appreciation of political ends, like the barbarians whom he thought were natural slaves, or because the leisure necessary for citizenship can only be gained by the work of the artisans who by that very work make themselves incapable of the life which they make possible for others.
Relations were strained between Germany and the United States because of the intense exasperation of a tariff conflict and the ambiguous attitude of the former power towards the Monroe Doctrine, and they were strained between the United States and Japan because of the perennial citizenship question.
These were the questions of a home, a living, the rearing of children, education, citizenship, and the establishment and support of churches.
No," cried he, becoming more and more eager, "Napoleon is great because he rose superior to the Revolution, suppressed its abuses, preserved all that was good in it- equality of citizenship and freedom of speech and of the press- and only for that reason did he obtain power.
Could you convince them that you are the son of the Princess Haja your welcome would be assured," said Turan; "while on the other hand you could purchase your freedom and citizenship with a brief period of labor in the diamond mines.
If the United States becomes too hot for us, why I have qualified for citizenship in Turkey.

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