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English definition of “citizenship”

citizenship

noun [U]     /ˈsɪt.ɪ.zən.ʃɪp/ US  /ˈsɪt̬-/
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.Country and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names the state of living in a particular area or town and behaving in a way that other people who live there expect of youCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
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