decitizenize

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decitizenize

(diːˈsɪtɪzəˌnaɪz) or

decitizenise

vb (tr)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to remove the rights of citizenship from (a person)
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For we have no law (as the French have) to decitizenise a citizen, who has become such, either by the natural process of birth, or by the legal process of adoption.