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noun as in commonwealth

noun as in constituency

noun as in population

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In blockbuster movies and best-selling books, such as “American Sniper” and “Lone Survivor,” they battle not only a ruthless enemy but also risk-averse generals, incompetent politicians and an indifferent citizenry.

States like Massachusetts also modeled democratic values when they began to write their own fundamental charters by consulting the citizenry at large.

For a long time, when we’ve imagined a woman reaching the highest ranks of power, the focus has been on how that will look — on how differently power will appear to the citizenry when its draped over a woman’s shoulders.

Senior Commerce officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, added that DJI was being sanctioned for enabling China’s widespread surveillance of its citizenry, which the officials described as a human rights violation.

It suggests that it serves us, the citizenry, really poorly.

That is the difference between the protections embedded in our Bill of Rights and the lived lives of our citizenry.

But it is too early to tell if the changes he helped unleash will prove sustainable, or if they will broadly serve our citizenry.

Chinese citizenry look outward too, but the relationship is often commercial, not cultural.

He likewise highlights this failing among a detached citizenry on the homefront.

No doubt they believed that an armed citizenry would make it difficult for a tyrannical ruler to run roughshod over the people.

The labor unions, the clergy, public officials and the general citizenry, were represented by the speakers.

Mosby's command, the "Partisan Rangers," also attracted several score of her patriotic citizenry.

No European commonwealths embraced in their citizenry one-half the ethnic diversity of the Carolinas or of Pennsylvania.

The post office at noon was a famous gathering place for the citizenry of Deep Harbor.

In society he found three classes: the philosophic and scientific, the soldier-citizenry, and the traders and artisans.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to citizenry, such as: federation, society, citizens, commonality, democracy, and nation.

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