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citizenship

noun [U]  us   /ˈsɪt̬·ə·zənˌʃɪp/
politics & government the state of having the rights of a person born in a particular country: He was granted Canadian citizenship last year. Harold holds dual citizenship in New Zealand and the US. Citizenship is also carrying out the duties and responsibilities of a member of a particular society: Good citizenship requires that you do all the things a citizen is supposed to do, such as pay taxes, serve on juries, and vote.
Translations of “citizenship”
in Korean 시민권…
in Arabic مُواطَنة…
in Portuguese cidadania…
in Catalan ciutadania…
in Japanese 市民権…
in Italian cittadinanza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公民身份, 公民資格, 市民義務…
in Russian гражданство…
in Turkish vatandaşlık, yurttaşlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公民身份, 公民资格, 市民义务…
in Polish obywatelstwo…
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