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cit·i·zen·ry

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

(ˈsɪtɪzənrɪ)
n, pl -ries
citizens collectively
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cit•i•zen•ry

(ˈsɪt ə zən ri, -sən-)

n., pl. -ries.
citizens collectively.
[1810–20]
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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
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Translations
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citizenry

[ˈsɪtɪznrɪ] Nciudadanos mpl, ciudadanía f
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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
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citizenry

n (liter)Bürgerschaft f
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