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Despite their struggles, American astronomers succeeded on many fronts, not least in their attempt to engage their citizenry in the scientific enterprise, Baron writes.
Needless to say four does not begin to cover our great local citizenry over the years.
The irony to me is that the citizenry who is apparently most concerned with terrorism is creating a terrorism of its own.
There was general support for it among the citizenry, but the real battle was in the political arena.
The USG (U.S. government) is supposed to serve the citizenry.
Over the past two decades, the existing election process has contributed to a majority rules environment that's not always in alignment with the community and the best interests of the citizenry, Canada said.
The role of the citizenry -- to express approval or disapproval at the ballot box -- includes making sure that suffrage is not selectively and unfairly denied by restrictive voter-ID laws or partisan purges of the voter rolls.
Democracy requires a citizenry that is active, attentive and engaged — in state and local government as much as on the national stage.
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: all the citizens of a place
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