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Meaning of “citizen” - Learner’s Dictionary

citizen

noun [C]     /ˈsɪtɪzən/
CITY B2 someone who lives in a particular town or city: the citizens of BerlinTowns, cities and villages (general)People who live or settle somewhere
COUNTRY B2 someone who has a legal right to live in a particular country: My husband became a British citizen in 1984. →  See also senior citizen Country and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesPeople who live or settle somewhereNationalities
(Definition of citizen from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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