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noun as in commonwealth

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The San Diego Union, in a June 1922 editorial, argued that a section of Chicago had just been “ruined” by the “invasion” of a “class” of citizens who had already lived in the area.

“Our responsibility is to our citizens, to help inform their decisions intentionally based on the best science we have rather than letting the market roll out as it rolls out,” Ehlers said.

While the nation’s wealthier citizens have so far emerged largely unscathed financially from the pandemic, many on low incomes are struggling.

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We assume that there are reasonable efforts to allow eligible citizens to vote and to count all legal ballots, and that electors are awarded to the popular-vote winner in each state.

For citizens, this means the data created by them and about them will be held in public servers and managed by data trusts.

Citizens, perhaps, need to feel like they can communicate something to science.

The citizens of Stevens Point defeated fluoridation by a healthy margin.

As soon as this attack [happened], Paris citizens came together to show were are not afraid, we are Charlie Hebdo.

But the other thing that needs to be done is for us citizens to do.

It is the obligation of citizens and journalists as well as governments.

The enemy were pursued and annoyed by a few hundred of the citizens under Wooster and Arnold; the former was killed.

Fajardo seconds the demand of the citizens of Manila that the Audiencia be suppressed, alleging that it does more harm than good.

Last night again there was all sorts of firing and fighting going on, throughout those hours peaceful citizens ear-mark for sleep.

They have an old Cathedral here (now Presbyterian) of which the citizens seem quite proud, I can't perceive why.

Lannes enlisted in the second battalion of the volunteers of Gers, and was at once elected sub-lieutenant by his fellow-citizens.


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On this page you'll find 112 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to citizens, such as: federation, society, citizenry, commonality, democracy, and nation.

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