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
Full Definition of citizenship
1 : the status of being a citizen
2 a : membership in a community (as a college) b : the quality of an individual's response to membership in a community
Examples of citizenship in a sentence
She applied for Polish citizenship.
He was granted U.S. citizenship.
The students are learning the value of good citizenship.
First Known Use of citizenship
CITIZENSHIP Defined for Kids
Definition of citizenship for Students
1 : the state of being a citizen <He was granted citizenship in the United States.>
2 : the behavior expected of a person as a member of a community <good citizenship>
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