What does citizen mean?

Definitions for citizen
ˈsɪt ə zən, -səncit·i·zen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. citizen(noun)

    a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community

Wiktionary

  1. citizen(Noun)

    A person that is a legally recognized as a member of a state, with associated rights and obligations.

    When the rebellion broke out, the United States promptly evacuated its citizens from the area.

  2. citizen(Noun)

    A member of a state that is not a monarchy; used as antonym to subject.

  3. citizen(Noun)

    A person that is a legally recognized resident of a city or town.

  4. citizen(Noun)

    A resident of any particular place to which the subject feels to belong.

    Citizen of the World: The Life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau - a book written of the former Canadian prime minister by John English, 2007.

  5. citizen(Noun)

    A civilian, as opposed to a soldier, police officer etc.

  6. Origin: from citezein (spelling altered by influence of denizen), from citeain (Modern French citoyen), from cite (Modern French cité, English city), from citet, from civitas, from civis (English civil, civilian), from kei-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Citizen(noun)

    one who enjoys the freedom and privileges of a city; a freeman of a city, as distinguished from a foreigner, or one not entitled to its franchises

  2. Citizen(noun)

    an inhabitant of a city; a townsman

  3. Citizen(noun)

    a person, native or naturalized, of either sex, who owes allegiance to a government, and is entitled to reciprocal protection from it

  4. Citizen(noun)

    one who is domiciled in a country, and who is a citizen, though neither native nor naturalized, in such a sense that he takes his legal status from such country

  5. Citizen(adj)

    having the condition or qualities of a citizen, or of citizens; as, a citizen soldiery

  6. Citizen(adj)

    of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a city; characteristic of citizens; effeminate; luxurious

  7. Origin: [OE. citisein, OF. citeain, F. citoyen, fr. cit city. See City, and cf. Cit.]

Freebase

  1. Citizen

    Citizen is a 2001 Tamil action film directed by Sharavanan Subbaiya and produced by S. S. Chakravarthy. The film features Ajith Kumar in the lead role as a social activist with Vasundhara Das, Meena and Nagma playing supporting roles. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by Deva, whilst cinematography was handled by Ravi K. Chandran. The film opened to positive reviews in June 2001.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Citizen

    sit′i-zen, n. an inhabitant of a city: a member of a state: a townsman: a freeman:—fem. Cit′izeness.—adj. (Shak.) like a citizen.—v.t. Cit′izenise, to make a citizen of.—ns. Cit′izenry, the general body of citizens; Cit′izenship, the rights of a citizen. [M. E. citesein—O. Fr. citeain. See City.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'citizen' in Nouns Frequency: #978

How to pronounce citizen?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say citizen in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of citizen in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of citizen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of citizen in a Sentence

  1. Laertius Diogenes:

    I am a citizen of the world.

  2. Rhys Jones:

    Every citizen now has an address.

  3. Charoenpol Rattanaweerachon:

    He would love to become a Thai citizen.

  4. Didier Hogrel:

    We can't put a cop behind each citizen using his car.

  5. Janet Hsu:

    Hello Kitty is a citizen of the world, we like to say.

Images & Illustrations of citizen

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Translations for citizen

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  • burgerAfrikaans
  • مُوَاطِن, مُوَاطِنَة, مواطنArabic
  • vətəndaşAzerbaijani
  • грамадзя́нін, грамадзя́нкаBelarusian
  • жи́тел, жител, граждани́н, циви́ленBulgarian
  • নাগরিকBengali
  • ciutadàCatalan, Valencian
  • občan, občankaCzech
  • dinesyddWelsh
  • borgerDanish
  • Zivilist, Bürger, Zivilistin, Staatsbürgerin, Einwohner, Staatsbürger, BürgerinGerman
  • κάτοικος, πολίτης, υπήκοος, δημότηςGreek
  • civitano, civiluloEsperanto
  • ciudadana, ciudadanoSpanish
  • kodanik, tsiviilisik, linnaelanikEstonian
  • شهروندPersian
  • kaupunkilainen, kansalainen, porvari, siviiliFinnish
  • habitant, citoyen, civile, citoyenne, civil, résidentFrench
  • saoranachScottish Gaelic
  • cidadánGalician
  • אֶזרָחHebrew
  • नागरिकHindi
  • polgár, állampolgárHungarian
  • քաղաքացիArmenian
  • rakyat, warganegaraIndonesian
  • ríkisborgari, borgari, íbúiIcelandic
  • cittadino, residente, civileItalian
  • אזרחHebrew
  • 公民, 人民, 文民, 民衆, 臣民, 民, 国民, 市民Japanese
  • მოქალაქეGeorgian
  • азаматKazakh
  • ពលរដ្ឋKhmer
  • ನಾಗರಿಕKannada
  • 국민, 시민Korean
  • гражданин, жаран, атуулKyrgyz
  • civisLatin
  • Bierger, BiergerinLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ພົນລະເມືອງLao
  • pilietisLithuanian
  • pilsone, pilsonisLatvian
  • tangatawhenuaMāori
  • жи́тел, држа́вјанка, гра́ѓанин, гра́ѓанка, држа́вјанин, жи́телкаMacedonian
  • иргэнMongolian
  • warganegaraMalay
  • နိုင်ငံသားBurmese
  • burger, poorter, inwoner, particulier, staatsburger, stadsburgerDutch
  • borgerNorwegian
  • ciutadanOccitan
  • mieszkaniec, obywatelka, obywatel, cywilPolish
  • habitante, cidadã, cidadão, residente, citadino, morador, civilPortuguese
  • cetățeanRomanian
  • горожа́нка, гражда́нка, жи́тель, [[гражда́нский]] [[челове́к]], граждани́н, жи́тельница, по́дданный, [[гражданский, шта́тский, по́дданная, горожа́нин, гражда́нскийRussian
  • građanin, грађанка, грађанин, држављанин, становник, stanovnica, држављанка, državljanin, stanovnik, građanka, državljanka, становницаSerbo-Croatian
  • පුරවැසියාSinhala, Sinhalese
  • občanSlovak
  • meščan, državljan, občanka, meščanka, občan, državljankaSlovene
  • shtetasAlbanian
  • innevånare, medborgare, civilistSwedish
  • mwananchiSwahili
  • குடிமகன்Tamil
  • పౌరుడుTelugu
  • шахрванд, гражданинTajik
  • พลเมืองThai
  • raýat, grajjdanTurkmen
  • vatandaş, yurttaş, sivilTurkish
  • ватандашTatar
  • громадя́нин, громадя́нка, громадянинUkrainian
  • شہریUrdu
  • shaharlikUzbek
  • công dânVietnamese
  • בירגערYiddish
  • 公民Chinese

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