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synonyms for citizen

  • civilian
  • inhabitant
  • national
  • resident
  • settler
  • taxpayer
  • villager
  • voter
  • aborigine
  • burgess
  • burgher
  • commoner
  • cosmopolite
  • denizen
  • dweller
  • householder
  • native
  • occupant
  • subject
  • John/Jane Q. Public
  • freeman/woman
  • member of body politic
  • member of community
  • naturalized person
  • townsperson
  • urbanite
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antonyms for citizen

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  • alien
  • foreigner
  • immigrant
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How to use citizen in a sentence

One that views everything through the eyes of the badge and not the citizens we serve.
OFFICIALS WORKED TO DELIBERATELY DELAY RELEASE OF DANIEL PRUDE BODY CAM FOOTAGEMHARRISSEPTEMBER 17, 2020ESSENCE.COM
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.
WHAT WILDFIRES IN BRAZIL, SIBERIA, AND THE US WEST HAVE IN COMMONLILI PIKESEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
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.
THIS BILLIONAIRE GOVERNOR’S COAL COMPANY MIGHT GET A BIG BREAK FROM HIS OWN REGULATORSBY KEN WARD JR.SEPTEMBER 17, 2020PROPUBLICA
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.
AMERICA NEEDS A DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTIONMATTHEW YGLESIASSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
My administration will take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from this threat.
TEN DAYS: AFTER AN EARLY CORONAVIRUS WARNING, TRUMP IS DISTRACTED AS HE DOWNPLAYS THREATASHLEY PARKER, JOSH DAWSEY, YASMEEN ABUTALEBSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The leaks prompted the Brazilian government to adopt a kind of digital “Bill of Rights” for its citizens, and lawmakers would go on to pass a data protection measure closely modeled on Europe’s GDPR.
PODCAST: COVID-19 IS HELPING TURN BRAZIL INTO A SURVEILLANCE STATEANTHONY GREENSEPTEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The industry is worth up to $25 billion a year and has spawned a new class of self-styled global citizens.
COVID-19 IS SHAKING UP THE CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT INDUSTRYANNABELLE TIMSITSEPTEMBER 16, 2020QUARTZ
Authoritarian governments have more options to coerce citizen cooperation.
AMERICA IS ABOUT TO LOSE ITS 200,000TH LIFE TO CORONAVIRUS. HOW MANY MORE HAVE TO DIE?BY STEPHEN ENGELBERGSEPTEMBER 14, 2020PROPUBLICA
The first is that corporations must be responsible corporate citizens, treating their workers and other stakeholders fairly, and avoiding externalities, such as carbon emissions, that cause unreasonable or disproportionate harm to others.
50 YEARS LATER, MILTON FRIEDMAN’S SHAREHOLDER DOCTRINE IS DEADJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
The city will field 400 inspectors to police the mask use and social distancing, he said, and called on citizens to speak up about violations.
HERE’S HOW INDOOR DINING WILL REOPEN IN NEW YORK CITYRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO CITIZEN

  • citizen
  • civ
  • civvie
  • commoner
  • noncombatant
  • private citizen
  • subject
  • balloter
  • citizen
  • electoral
  • official
  • overruling
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