US: /ˈsɪtəzən/, /ˈsɪtɪzən/
English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- người dân thành thị
- công dân, dân
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) người thường dân (trái với quân đội)
- citizen of the world
- công dân thế giới, người theo chủ nghĩa siêu quốc gia
Advanced English dictionary
1 a person who has the legal right to belong to a particular country: She's Italian by birth but is now an Australian citizen. + British citizens living in other parts of the European Union
2 a person who lives in a particular place: the citizens of Budapest + When you're old, people treat you like a second-class citizen.
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Compare: SUBJECT (6)
citizen / subject / national
These words all mean a person who has the rights given by a country or state to its people, for example the rights to vote and to live there permanently. Citizen is the most general word: American citizens living and working abroad + After living in France for years, she eventually became a French citizen. Subject can be used when the state is ruled by a king or queen:
a British subject. National is most often used when somebody is living in another country:
diplomats and foreign nationals.
1 voter; native; householder, resident, inhabitant, denizen, dweller, freeman; Brit patrial, ratepayer; US taxpayer:
All citizens are entitled to certain rights.
2 city-dweller, town-dweller, townsman, townswoman, villager, burgess, oppidan:
She considers herself a citizen of Oxford.
a group of indigenous people fighting for acceptance as full citizens of the country
| naturalized | Italian, Thai, etc. | decent, good, honest, law-abiding, respectable, responsible, upright
This terrible crime has shocked all law-abiding citizens.
| leading, prominent
She is a prominent citizen of the town.
| average, ordinary
It's not clear how the new law will affect the ordinary citizen.
minorities who felt they had been treated as second-class citizens
The king was visiting France as a private citizen.
travel concessions for senior citizens
Concise English dictionary
+a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community