Definition for citizen

noun as in person native to or naturalized in a country

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One that views everything through the eyes of the badge and not the citizens we serve.

Just how much fires increase in the future, or whether they do at all despite the rise in risk, depends on how policymakers and citizens respond to the threat.

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Federal law also allows citizens to file suit over Clean Water Act violations, both to seek fines, payable to the government, and to force measures to stop further violations.

The core principle of democracy is political equality — the idea that all citizens are equal under the law and deserve to have their interests considered equally by the political system.

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My administration will take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from this threat.

The Pentagon said Faal served in the Air Force for seven years, during which time he became a U.S. citizen.

The feisty airline is the brainchild of entrepreneur Tony Fernandes, a Malaysian of Indian descent who also is a British citizen.

Congress unanimously passed a bill to make Bernardo de Galvez an honorary citizen of the United States in 2014.

Eventually Julio made the decision to become an American Citizen, and even voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 election.

We see a system that will indict a 20-year-old for selling crack but not a police officer for choking the life out of a citizen.

Now what should college give the young citizen, male or female, upon the foundation of schooling we have already sketched out?

It makes out of the savage raw material which is our basal mental stuff, a citizen.

The average citizen of three generations ago was probably not aware that he was an extreme individualist.

The goods are all valued according to the amount of time used in their making and each citizen draws out the same total amount.

So speaks the ideal official dealing with the ideal citizen in the dream life among the angels.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to citizen, such as: inhabitant, national, resident, taxpayer, burgher, and civilian.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.