What does Citizenship mean?

Definitions for Citizenshipˈsɪt ə zənˌʃɪp, -sən-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Citizenship.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. citizenship(noun)

    the status of a citizen with rights and duties

  2. citizenship(noun)

    conduct as a citizen

    "award for good citizenship"


  1. citizenship(Noun)

    The status of being a citizen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Citizenship(noun)

    the state of being a citizen; the status of a citizen


  1. Citizenship

    Citizenship denotes the link between a person and a state or an association of states. It is normally synonymous with the term nationality although the latter term may also refer to ethnic connotations. Possession of citizenship is normally associated with the right to work and live in a country and to participate in political life. A person who does not have citizenship in any state is said to be stateless. Nationality is often used as a synonym for citizenship in English – notably in international law – although the term is sometimes understood as denoting a person's membership of a nation. In some countries, e.g. the United States, "nationality" and "citizenship" have different meanings, and it is possible to be a national of the country but not a citizen.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Citizenship in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Citizenship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Luke Somers:

    My name is Luke Somers. I'm 33 years old. I was born in England, but I carry American citizenship and have lived in America for most of my life.

  2. Ulysses S. Grant:

    The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry with it. This is wrong, and should be corrected.

  3. J. Edgar Hoover:

    Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth ... Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common Every single one was a liar.

  4. Samantha Skey:

    It's content by kids, but it's really meant to address topics of interest to their parents in many cases, the mission component is focused on teaching them digital literacy and citizenship while also allowing them to play with digital storytelling.

  5. Donald Trump:

    He's very, very weak on immigration and I'm very strong on immigration, ben Carson is very, very weak on immigration. He believes in amnesty strongly. He believes in citizenship. He's going to give citizenship to people who are here illegally -- you can't do that.

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