Definition of Citizenship

1. Noun. The status of a citizen with rights and duties.

Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Legal Status
Derivative terms: Citizen



2. Noun. Conduct as a citizen. "Award for good citizenship"
Generic synonyms: Behavior, Behaviour, Conduct, Demeanor, Demeanour, Deportment
Derivative terms: Citizen

Definition of Citizenship

1. n. The state of being a citizen; the status of a citizen.

Definition of Citizenship

1. Noun. The status of being a citizen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Citizenship

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citizenship

citiners
citing
citizen
citizen's arrest
citizen extraordinaire
citizen journalism
citizeness
citizenesses
citizenhood
citizenish
citizenly
citizenries
citizenry
citizens
citizens committee
citizenship (current term)
citizenships
cito
cito disp
citola
citolas
citole
citoles
citraconic
citraconic acid
citraconic anhydrides
citraconyl-aldolase
citral
citrals
citranaxanthin

Literary usage of Citizenship

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"In order to acquire a domicil and citizenship in Illinois the defendant must ... If such was not his intention his citizenship in Illinois would only date ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"Report on the Subject of citizenship, Expatriation, and Protection Abroad. By Mr. James B. Scott, Solicitor for the Department of State, Mr. David Jayne ..."

3. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law by John William Burgess (1890)
"It referred to a citizenship of the United States as a qualification for membership in the two houses of Congress and for the presidential office, ..."

4. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1905)
"citizenship, as it advances to its new and enlarging functions, must become more and more sacred in the eyes of men, if it is to fulfill these functions. ..."

5. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1919)
"The Importance of State Aid to the Future citizenship of the Commonwealth ... You will note that the word "citizenship" | | seems to be the word stressed in ..."

6. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"This doctrine was declared in passing upon the claim made in that ease by a woman that because of her federal citizenship she could not constitutionally be ..."

7. The diplomatic protection of citizens abroad or the law of international claims by Edwin Montefiore Borchard (1915)
"The customary documentary evidences of American citizenship having an ... 2477, where American citizenship was expressly preserved and recognized. ..."

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