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citizenship

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈsɪtɪzənʃɪp/
the legal right to be a citizen of a particular country: British/French citizenshipCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesDuty, obligation and responsibility
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…
(Definition of citizenship from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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