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“the citizenry” in British English

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the citizenrynoun [ S, + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˈsɪt.ɪ.zən.ri/ us /ˈsɪt̬.ə.zən.ri/ formal

the group of people who live in a particular city, town, area, or country:

The country's citizenry is/are more politically aware than in the past.

(Definition of “the citizenry” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“citizenry” in American English

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citizenrynoun [ U ]

us /ˈsɪt̬·ə·zən·ri/

the group of people who live in a particular country or place:

An angry citizenry organized resistance to the harsh new laws.

(Definition of “citizenry” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)