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English definition of “citizenship”


noun [U]    /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 .
(Definition of citizenship noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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