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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who is a member of a country or state or city either because of being born there or having been made a member by law.

Usage examples (39)
  • The most important political office is that of private citizen.
  • The term citizen was substituted for that of "subject."
  • "The term citizen is a legal one," Herbert pointed out.
  • The French republicans of the earlier period thought the term citizen was good enough for anybody. for more
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