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Citizen

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Definition of the noun citizen

What does citizen mean as a name of something?

Citizen is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: citizens

  1. a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
    • examples: A democrat is a free citizen who yields to the will of the majority. | A passport identifies you as a citizen of a country and allows you to travel to foreign countries. | And so each citizen plays an indispensable role. | Every citizen ought to help them. | If you are to be a good world citizen, you should try to be free of any prejudices. | No citizen should be deprived of his rights. | I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world. | I am a citizen of Sapporo. | I am a citizen of Chiba, but work in Tokyo. | I am also a citizen of Tokyo.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • antonym: noncitizen
    • more generic words: national / subject = a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    • more specific terms:
      • active citizen = a citizen who takes an active role in the community
      • civilian = a nonmilitary citizen
      • freewoman / freeman = a person who is not a serf or a slave
      • private citizen = a citizen who does not hold any official or public position
      • repatriate = a person who has returned to the country of origin or whose citizenship has been restored
      • thane = a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England
      • elector / voter = a citizen who has a legal right to vote
    • member of: citizenry / people = the body of citizens of a state or country

Alternative definition of the noun citizen

noun

  1. A person that is a legally recognized as a member of a state, with associated rights and obligations.
  2. [dated] A member of a state that is not a monarchy; used as antonym to subject.
  3. A person that is a legally recognized resident of a city or town.
  4. A resident of any particular place to which the subject feels to belong.
  5. A civilian, as opposed to a soldier, police officer etc.

Films

  1. "Citizen" a.k.a. "Pourudu" is a 2008 Telugu film released on Jan 13th 2008. Sumanth and Kajal Agarwal acted in the lead roles. The film was directed by Raaj Aditya and produced by Sumanth's sister, Supriya under the Annapurna Studios banner. The music was by Manisharma. It was a commercial success at the box office, having a run of over a hundred days in some theatres.It was dubbed into Hindi as Giraftaar and in Tamil as O.
  2. "Citizen" is a 2001 Tamil 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 was Blockbuster in the box office.

Characters

  1. Citizen is a fictional character in the 2011 Crime Sci Fi Thriller film In Time.
  2. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  3. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  4. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  5. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  6. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  7. Citizen is a film character, fictional character in 2011 drama, history and thriller film Coriolanus.
  8. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  9. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  10. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 film Super 8.
  11. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2001 film Citizen.
  12. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  13. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  14. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  15. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2010 film Clash of the Titans.
  16. Citizen is a fictional character from the 1989 film Erik the Viking.
  17. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 drama and thriller film Coriolanus.
  18. Citizen is a fictional character from the 1995 film Waterworld.
  19. Citizen is a fictional character from the 1948 film The Man from Colorado.
  20. Citizen is a fictional character from the 1986 animated film The Great Mouse Detective.
  21. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2011 film Battle: Los Angeles.
  22. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2008 film The Dark Knight.
  23. Citizen is a fictional character from Disney's 1964 musical film Mary Poppins.
  24. Citizen is a fictional character from the 2000 film Titan A.E.
  25. Citizen is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Citizen #1, Non-citizen, Citizen Kane, The Citizen?, First Citizen, Model Citizen, Senior citizen.

Phrases with Citizen

Phrases starting with the word Citizen:

  1. citizen genet
  2. Citizen's arrest
  3. Citizen journalism
  4. Citizen extraordinaire

Phrases ending with the word Citizen:

  1. active citizen
  2. senior citizen
  3. private citizen

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Citizen

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Google previewIndiana School Journal and Teacher (1893)

The citizen is a person who owes allegiance to the State and is entitled to reciprocal protection from the State.

Google previewThe American Heritage Book of English Usage (1996)

A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English by Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Though clearly euphemistic in tone, it is not so easy to say exactly what senior citizen is a euphemism for. Most synonyms for "an older person," such as oldster, old-timer, and golden ager, are far more condescending or offensive, and one is ...

Google previewActive Life, The (2012)

Miller's Metaphysics of Democracy by Michael J. McGandy

The citizen is an actor in the full sense of the term.

Google previewCitizenship East & West (2012)

by Liebich

Even the most hard-bitten advocates of social citizenship, fully aware that Aristotle's citizen is an idle male slaveowner of whom they should disapprove, and themselves completely dedicated to an opposing vision of citizenship, allow ...

Google previewAristotle's Politics (2011)

Living Well and Living Together by Eugene Garver

The citizen is a potential legislator. The polis is artificial enough that we can...

Google previewEssential Guide to Handguns (2005)

Firearm Instruction for Personal Defense and Protection by Stephen R. Rementer, Bruce N. Eimer

A responsible citizen is an asset and an irresponsible citizen is a detriment to society. Irrational beliefs lead to irrational behaviors and responses. People and organizations that promote unrealistic ideas about what can be accomplished with a ...

Google previewA Wider Social Role for Sport (2007)

Who's Keeping the Score? by Fred Coalter

The active citizen is a responsible citizen The history of public policy for sport in the United Kingdom (and elsewhere) has been characterized by an essential duality. Government involvement and investment have been characterized by the ...

Google previewDictionary of the United States Congress (1864)

Compiled as a Manual of Reference for the Legislator and Statesman by Charles Lanman

A citizen of the United States twenty years, and of the State five years, a freehold estate of $2000, and thirty years of age ; ineligible for more than four successive years. — Senators. A citizen of the United States and of the State four years, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Digital Government (2006)

by Anttiroiko, Ari-Veikko

The CiRM framework Citizen Interactions Organization (Culture & Networks) Citizen Insights Citizen Service Range • Processes • Structure • Responsibilities • Networked governance • Cross-boundary collaboration • Interactions • Channels ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving (2013)

by Kenneth J. Peak

See also Building Partnerships and Stakeholders; Citizen Patrols; Community, Definition of; Community Cohesion and Empowerment; Customer-Based Policing ; Police-Community Relations; Publicity Campaigns; Volunteers, Police Use of ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Politics (2004)

by David Robertson

With lesserrights than a citizen, asubject is someone who owes loyalty to a political sovereignbuthasno right topartake in the decisionmaking processes ofthe system.A subject may have other rights, particularly the rather diffuse right to be ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

legion A Roman military unit, originally a citizen army, later comprising 4000 to 6000 heavy infantry soldiers with cavalry support. Ostrogoths An Eastern ...

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Quotes about Citizen

An artist may have burdens the ordinary citizen doesn't know, but the ordinary citizen has burdens that many artists never even touch. (Patti Smith)
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Scrabble value of C3I1T1I1Z10E1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of CITIZEN

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