citizen

Definitions:

  • A person owing loyalty to and entitled by birth or naturalization to the protection of a state or nation.
  • A resident of a city or town, especially one entitled to vote and enjoy other privileges there.
  • A civilian.
  • A native, inhabitant, or denizen of a particular place.
  • A native of a city or town, or one who enjoys the freedom and privileges of the city or town in which he resides; a freeman of a city or town, as distinguished from a foreigner or one not entitled to its franchises.
  • Any inhabitant of a city or town, as opposed to an inhabitant of a rural district; a townsman.
  • In a restricted sense, a person engaged in trade, as opposed to a person of birth and breeding.
  • A member of the state or nation; one bound to the state by the reciprocal obligation of allegiance on the one hand and protection on the other.
  • A private person, as opposed to a civil official or a soldier: as, a police officer in <em>citizen's</em> dress.
  • Having the qualities of a citizen; town-bred; effeminate.
  • Having the condition or qualities of a citizen, or of citizens.
  • Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a city; characteristic of citizens; effeminate; luxurious.
  • One who enjoys the freedom and privileges of a city; a freeman of a city, as distinguished from a foreigner, or one not entitled to its franchises.
  • An inhabitant of a city; a townsman.
  • A person, native or naturalized, of either sex, who owes allegiance to a government, and is entitled to reciprocal protection from it.
  • One who is domiciled in a country, and who is a citizen, though neither native nor naturalized, in such a sense that he takes his legal <ex>status</ex> from such country.
  • A person that is legally recognized as a <xref>member</xref> of a <xref>state</xref>, with associated rights and obligations.
  • A member of a state that is not a <xref>monarchy</xref>; used as antonym to <xref>subject</xref>.
  • A person that is a legally recognized <xref>resident</xref> of a <xref>city</xref> or town.
  • A <xref>resident</xref> of any particular place to which the subject feels to belong.
  • A <xref>civilian</xref>, as opposed to a soldier, police officer etc.
  • a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
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