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"citizenship" in British English

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citizenshipnoun [U]

uk   /ˈsɪt.ɪ.zən.ʃɪp/  us   /ˈsɪt̬.ə.zən.ʃɪp/
the state of being a member of a particular country and having rights because of it: He was granted Canadian citizenship. He holds joint citizenship in Sweden and Peru.
the state of living in a particular area or town and behaving in a way that other people who live there expect of you
(Definition of citizenship from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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citizenshipnoun [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.
(Definition of citizenship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"citizenship" in Business English

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citizenshipnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsɪtɪzənʃɪp/
the state of being a member of a country, and having legal rights because of this: British/Canadian/US citizenship
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the state of being a member of a particular group and behaving responsibly: We are committed to universal values, good corporate citizenship, and a healthy environment.
(Definition of citizenship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “citizenship”
in Arabic مُواطَنة…
in Korean 시민권…
in Portuguese cidadania…
in Catalan ciutadania…
in Japanese 市民権…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公民身份, 公民资格, 市民义务…
in Turkish vatandaşlık, yurttaşlık…
in Russian гражданство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公民身份, 公民資格, 市民義務…
in Italian cittadinanza…
in Polish obywatelstwo…
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