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citizenship

noun
     
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cit‧i‧zen‧ship [uncountable]
1TCB the legal right of belonging to a particular country [↪ nationality]
French/US/Brazilian etc citizenship
I have applied for French citizenship.
McGuirk holds dual citizenship (=the legal right of being a citizen in two countries) in Ireland and the US.
2 the ways in which a good citizen behaves, for example being responsible and helping their community:
The schools should be responsible for teaching our children good citizenship.

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