Definition of 'citizenship'
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Twenty scholarships have been introduced for students taking the new global citizenship award. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He previously had dual citizenship and has now been given lottery funding after switching athletic allegiances. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There must be no religious test for citizenship or public office. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He should win an award for good citizenship! Times, Sunday Times (2013)Albanian immigrant who has married a wretched junkie purely to obtain Belgian citizenship. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Roman was still waiting to receive his American citizenship. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)The families will be able to apply for British citizenship five years after that. The Sun (2006)Last year he was given British citizenship. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Students can take citizenship, ethics or enterprise alongside their subject. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The government argues that such marriages are frequently arranged so that the foreign spouse can obtain French citizenship. Sociology (1995)They argue that a knowledge of English is not part of the formula for responsible citizenship in this country. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)He was finally given it but then allegedly resorted to a false name so he could be granted British citizenship. The Sun (2011)I'm already looking into dual citizenship. The Sun (2016)It wouldn't surprise me if they had already been granted British citizenship. The Sun (2015)He died just before the arrival of the news that he'd been granted British citizenship. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)They moved to Australia in 2000 and have recently obtained citizenship. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was one of 16 former detainees of British citizenship who were awarded compensation this month. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Anyone who gives up British citizenship so they can keep or gain citizenship in another country is allowed to become British again. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He then completed a year of compulsory national service in the Finnish army, because he has dual citizenship through his mother. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'citizenship'
British English: citizenship /ˈsɪtɪzənˌʃɪp/ NOUN
If you have citizenship of a country, you are legally accepted as belonging to it.
After 15 years in the country, he has finally decided to apply for citizenship.
- American English: citizenship
- Arabic: مُوَاطَنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cidadania
- Chinese: 公民身份
- Croatian: državljanstvo
- Czech: občanství
- Danish: statsborgerskab
- Dutch: burgerschap
- European Spanish: ciudadanía
- Finnish: kansalaisuus
- French: citoyenneté
- German: Staatsbürgerschaft
- Greek: υπηκοότητα
- Italian: cittadinanza
- Japanese: 市民権
- Korean: 시민권
- Norwegian: statsborgerskap
- Polish: obywatelstwo
- European Portuguese: cidadania
- Romanian: cetățenie
- Russian: гражданство
- Spanish: ciudadanía
- Swedish: medborgarskap
- Thai: ความเป็นพลเมือง
- Turkish: vatandaşlık
- Ukrainian: громадянство
- Vietnamese: quốc tịch
Definition of citizenship from the Collins English Dictionary
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