citizen

The Correct spelling is: citizen

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  • n.
    1. A person owing loyalty to and entitled by birth or naturalization to the protection of a state or nation.
    2. A resident of a city or town, especially one entitled to vote and enjoy other privileges there.
    3. A civilian.
    4. A native, inhabitant, or denizen of a particular place: “We have learned to be citizens of the world, members of the human community” (Franklin D. Roosevelt).

    [Middle English citisein, from Anglo-Norman citesein, alteration (perhaps influenced by dainzain, denizen) of Old French citeain, from cite, city. See city.]

    citizenly cit'i·zen·ly adj.

    SYNONYMS  citizen, national, subject. These nouns denote a person owing allegiance to a nation or state and entitled to its protection: an American citizen; a British national; a French subject.


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