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den·i·zen

 (dĕn′ĭ-zən)
n.
1. An inhabitant; a resident: denizens of Buenos Aires; turtles and other swamp denizens.
2. One that frequents a particular place: a bar and its denizens; denizens of the deep sea.
3. Chiefly British A foreigner who is granted rights of residence and sometimes of citizenship.
tr.v. den·i·zened, den·i·zen·ing, den·i·zens Chiefly British
To make a denizen of; grant rights of residence to.

[Middle English denisein, from Anglo-Norman denzein, from deinz, within, from Late Latin deintus, from within; see dedans.]

den′i·zen·a′tion n.

denizen

(ˈdɛnɪzən)
n
1. an inhabitant; occupant; resident
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit an individual permanently resident in a foreign country where he or she enjoys certain rights of citizenship
3. (Biology) a plant or animal established in a place to which it is not native
4. (Linguistics) a naturalized foreign word
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to make a denizen
[C15: from Anglo-French denisein, from Old French denzein, from denz within, from Latin de intus from within]

den•i•zen

(ˈdɛn ə zən)

n.
1. an inhabitant; resident.
2. a person who regularly frequents a place; habitué.
3. Brit. an alien admitted to residence and to certain rights of citizenship.
v.t.
4. to make a denizen of.
[1425–75; late Middle English denisein < Anglo-French, =deinz within (Old French < Late Latin deintus= Latin - (see de-) + intus inside) + -ein -an1]

denizen


Past participle: denizenned
Gerund: denizenning

Imperative
denizen
denizen
Present
I denizen
you denizen
he/she/it denizens
we denizen
you denizen
they denizen
Preterite
I denizenned
you denizenned
he/she/it denizenned
we denizenned
you denizenned
they denizenned
Present Continuous
I am denizenning
you are denizenning
he/she/it is denizenning
we are denizenning
you are denizenning
they are denizenning
Present Perfect
I have denizenned
you have denizenned
he/she/it has denizenned
we have denizenned
you have denizenned
they have denizenned
Past Continuous
I was denizenning
you were denizenning
he/she/it was denizenning
we were denizenning
you were denizenning
they were denizenning
Past Perfect
I had denizenned
you had denizenned
he/she/it had denizenned
we had denizenned
you had denizenned
they had denizenned
Future
I will denizen
you will denizen
he/she/it will denizen
we will denizen
you will denizen
they will denizen
Future Perfect
I will have denizenned
you will have denizenned
he/she/it will have denizenned
we will have denizenned
you will have denizenned
they will have denizenned
Future Continuous
I will be denizenning
you will be denizenning
he/she/it will be denizenning
we will be denizenning
you will be denizenning
they will be denizenning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been denizenning
you have been denizenning
he/she/it has been denizenning
we have been denizenning
you have been denizenning
they have been denizenning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been denizenning
you will have been denizenning
he/she/it will have been denizenning
we will have been denizenning
you will have been denizenning
they will have been denizenning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been denizenning
you had been denizenning
he/she/it had been denizenning
we had been denizenning
you had been denizenning
they had been denizenning
Conditional
I would denizen
you would denizen
he/she/it would denizen
we would denizen
you would denizen
they would denizen
Past Conditional
I would have denizenned
you would have denizenned
he/she/it would have denizenned
we would have denizenned
you would have denizenned
they would have denizenned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.denizen - a person who inhabits a particular placedenizen - a person who inhabits a particular place
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Aussie, Australian - a native or inhabitant of Australia
Austronesian - a native or inhabitant of Austronesia
New Zealander, Kiwi - a native or inhabitant of New Zealand
American - a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Alsatian - a native or inhabitant of Alsace
borderer - an inhabitant of a border area (especially the border between Scotland and England)
cottage dweller, cottager - someone who lives in a cottage
easterner - an inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.
Galilaean, Galilean - an inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)
Hittite - a member of an ancient people who inhabited Anatolia and northern Syria about 2000 to 1200 BC
island-dweller, islander - an inhabitant of an island
landlubber, landman, landsman - a person who lives and works on land
Latin - an inhabitant of ancient Latium
liver - someone who lives in a place; "a liver in cities"
marcher - an inhabitant of a border district
Nazarene - an inhabitant of Nazareth
Northerner - an inhabitant of the North
Numidian - an inhabitant of ancient Numidia
Occidental - a native inhabitant of the Occident
Philistine - a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC
Phrygian - a native or inhabitant of Phrygia
plainsman - an inhabitant of a plains region (especially the Great Plains of North America)
occupant, occupier, resident - someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
earthling, earthman, tellurian, worldling - an inhabitant of the earth
Trinidadian - inhabitant or native of Trinidad
villager - one who has lived in a village most of their life
westerner - an inhabitant of a western area; especially of the U.S.
2.denizen - a plant or animal naturalized in a region; "denizens of field and forest"; "denizens of the deep"
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

denizen

noun inhabitant, resident, citizen, occupant, dweller The denizens of New York are used to street violence.
Translations
asukasasukkikanta-asiakas

denizen

[ˈdenɪzn] N (liter) → morador(a) m/f, habitante mf
the denizens of the deeplos moradores de las profundidades del mar (liter)

denizen

nBewohner(in) m(f); (= person)Einwohner(in) m(f); denizens of the forestWaldbewohner pl; denizens of the deepBewohner plder Tiefe

denizen

[ˈdɛnɪzn] n (liter) (inhabitant) → abitante m/f
References in classic literature ?
The cries of the gorilla proclaimed that it was in mortal combat with some other denizen of the fierce wood.
It was as well, he thought, that she knew little of him, as the less she knew the more he might learn from her as to her activities in behalf of the Germans and of the German spy system of which she was a representative; and so it occurred to him to let her continue to think that he was only what he appeared to be--a savage denizen of his savage jungle, a man of no race and no country, hating all white men impartially; and this in truth, was what she did think of him.
Now there was scarcely a denizen of the great jungle with whom Tarzan would rather not have been cooped up inside the small cabin than Bolgani, the gorilla, yet he felt no fear, even though his quick eye noted that Bolgani was in the throes of that jungle madness which seizes upon so many of the fiercer males.
The loud, tremendous sneering of the mother brought the denizens of the Rum Alley tenement to their doors.
Leaning over the side of the flier, he saw what appeared to be a red woman being dragged across the plaza by a huge green warrior--one of those fierce, cruel denizens of the dead sea-bottoms and deserted cities of dying Mars.
The moans and the coughing of the big cats mingled with the myriad noises of the lesser denizens of the jungle to fan the savage flame in the breast of this savage English lord.
And there rises up before me all that was there foreshadowed, and I see visions of Damon and Pythias, of life-saving crews and Red Cross nurses, of martyrs and leaders of forlorn hopes, of Father Damien, and of the Christ himself, and of all the men of earth, mighty of stature, whose strength may trace back to the elemental loins of Lop-Ear and Big-Tooth and other dim denizens of the Younger World.
At length these denizens of the swamps disappeared in their turn; smaller trees became thinly scattered among less dense thickets-- a few isolated groups detached in the midst of endless plains over which ranged herds of startled deer.
The small denizens of the wilderness hardly took pains to move out of her path.
For this part of the Indian Ocean through which we then were voyaging is not what whalemen call a lively ground; that is, it affords fewer glimpses of porpoises, dolphins, flying-fish, and other vivacious denizens of more stirring waters, than those off the Rio de la Plata, or the in-shore ground off Peru.
The one can confer no privileges whatever; the other can make denizens of aliens, noblemen of commoners; can erect corporations with all the rights incident to corporate bodies.
These rifles were of a white metal stocked with wood, which I learned later was a very light and intensely hard growth much prized on Mars, and entirely unknown to us denizens of Earth.