HyperDic: citizen

English > 1 sense of the word citizen:
NOUNperson citizena native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
citizen > pronunciation
Soundssih'tahzahn; sih'tihzahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > citizen: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA native or naturalized member of a state or other political community.
Member ofcitizenry, peopleThe body of citizens of a state or country
Narroweractive citizenA citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)
civilianA nonmilitary citizen
freeman, freewomanA person who is not a serf or a slave
private citizenA citizen who does not hold any official or public position
repatriateA person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored
thaneA man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land)
voter, electorA citizen who has a legal right to vote
Broadernational, subjectA person who owes allegiance to that nation
Oppositeforeigner, alien, noncitizen, outlanderA person who comes from a foreign country
Spanishciudadana, ciudadano
Adjectivescivil, civicof or relating to or befitting citizens as individuals
Nounscitizenshipconduct as a citizen
citizenshipthe status of a citizen with rights and duties

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