Definition of Active citizen
1. Noun. A citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch).
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Literary usage of Active citizen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The French Revolution: A Political History, 1789-1804 by François-Alphonse Aulard (1910)
"... the assemblies at which he has been present as active citizen he has been surprised to see the people set themselves up as " sovereign legislators," and ..."
2. The History of Modern Civilization: A Handbook Based Upon M Gustave by Gustave Ducoudray (1891)
"To be an active citizen it was necessary to be French, twenty-five years ... To be eligible as an elector it was first necessary to be an active citizen, ..."
3. The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and by Andrew Kippis, William Godwin, George Robinson (1792)
"To be an active citizen, ... right of an active citizen in more than one place, nor employ another as his ..."
4. The Rights of Women: A Comparative Study in History and Legislation by Moisei Ostrogorski (1893)
"... representing third parties before the tribunals must be in possession of the " rights of an active citizen." Madame K. appealed to the Federal Tribunal. ..."
5. The Constitutions and Other Select Documents Illustrative of the History of by Frank Maloy Anderson (1904)
"No one shall be able to exercise the rights of an active citizen in more than one place or to cause himself to bi represented by another. 5. ..."