|Origin:||citezein, from Old French citeien, from cité ( CITY); probably influenced by denizen|
Related topics: Citizenship
cit‧i‧zen S2 W2 [countable]
someone who lives in a particular town, country, or state: ➔ senior citizen
We need our schools to teach students to be good citizens.
The mayor urged citizens to begin preparing for a major storm.
someone who legally belongs to a particular country and has rights and responsibilities there, whether they are living there or not [↪ national]:
At the time, there were over 2000 British citizens living in Iraq.
someone who is made to feel unimportant because of the way people treat them