US: /ˈsɪtəzən/, /ˈsɪtɪzən/
UK: /sˈɪtɪzən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

citizen /'sitizn/
  • 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

+ noun
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.
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.

Thesaurus dictionary

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.

Collocation dictionary


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.
| second-class
minorities who felt they had been treated as second-class citizens
| private
The king was visiting France as a private citizen.
| senior
travel concessions for senior citizens

Concise English dictionary

+a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community