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citizenship

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noun cit·i·zen·ship \ˈsi-tə-zən-ˌship\

Simple Definition of citizenship

  • : the fact or status of being a citizen of a particular place

  • : the qualities that a person is expected to have as a responsible member of a community

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of citizenship

  1. 1 :  the status of being a citizen

  2. 2 a :  membership in a community (as a college) b :  the quality of an individual's response to membership in a community


CITIZENSHIP Defined for Kids

citizenship

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noun cit·i·zen·ship \ˈsi-tə-zən-ˌship\

Definition of citizenship for Students

  1. 1 :  the state of being a citizen <He was granted citizenship in the United States.>

  2. 2 :  the behavior expected of a person as a member of a community <good citizenship>




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citizenship

noun cit·i·zen·ship

Legal Definition of citizenship

  1. 1 :  the status of being a citizen

  2. 2 :  the quality of an individual's behavior as a citizen

  3. 3 :  domicile —used especially in federal diversity cases — see also diversity jurisdiction at jurisdiction





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