Definition of 'citizen'
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The country regularly lashes citizens for minor crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2016) British citizens are bottom of the pile. The Sun (2016) British citizens could not be deported. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At present only those who become British citizens do so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It treats people as second-class citizens. Times, Sunday Times (2017)As American citizens they are eligible to vote but they have been overlooked by campaigns because they have tended not to turn out. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Under the law then in force he became a citizen of Jamaica but not a British citizen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Smugglers sometimes use smartphone pictures of their migrant clients which they match up to the faces of British citizens willing to sell or rent their passports. The Sun (2017)The idea that we would compromise our own position and limit the movement of EU citizens within the country is not grounded in any reality. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You are a peaceful citizen all your life and then this happens. The Sun (2008)But the responsibility for defending this country lies with the citizens of this country. The Sun (2012)Pupils were encouraged to dress as senior citizens or people of the opposite gender. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And we are also citizens of our country. The Sun (2014)Politicians and business leaders need to be having a conversation with people as citizens of this country. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some citizens of certain nations simply cannot be trusted to share drinks without chucking them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In some areas mature citizens account for the majority of Asbos. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We have recent passports and are both British citizens. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They claim that they want to avoid disruption for the city 's citizens. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At least one Pakistani citizen lost his life in the course of this operation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This has got to be a matter of concern to all British citizens. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In no way will the constitutional rights or civil liberties of any American citizen be infringed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)First, citizens in all areas of the country need to have a more central role in preparing for emergencies. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Much like the citizen soldiers of the world wars, they are asked to serve a higher cause and defend the place they love. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Millions of their citizens live in Britain and Europe. The Sun (2014)The regime didn't allow media organisations to enter; the situation forced us to become citizen journalists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A further potential measure flagged up in the review is the idea of reserving more jobs purely for national citizens, for example in the civil service. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A new generation of citizen journalists has emerged across the Arab world, exchanging information between countries in real time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Last month, I had the honor of welcoming a group of our service members as citizens for the very first time. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'citizen'
British English: citizen /ˈsɪtɪzn/ NOUN
If someone is a citizen of a country, they are legally accepted as belonging to that country.
- American English: citizen
- Arabic: مُواطِن
- Brazilian Portuguese: cidadão
- Chinese: 市民
- Croatian: državljanin
- Czech: občan
- Danish: borger
- Dutch: burger
- European Spanish: ciudadano
- Finnish: kansalainen
- French: citoyen
- German: Bürger
- Greek: πολίτης
- Italian: cittadino
- Japanese: 市民
- Korean: 시민
- Norwegian: statsborger
- Polish: obywatel
- European Portuguese: cidadão
- Romanian: cetățean
- Russian: гражданин
- Spanish: ciudadano
- Swedish: medborgare
- Thai: พลเมือง
- Turkish: vatandaş
- Ukrainian: громадянин
- Vietnamese: công dân
British English: citizen NOUN
The citizens of a town or city are the people who live there.
...the citizens of that city.
Definition of citizen from the Collins English Dictionary
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