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The definition of citizenship is the status of being a citizen, along with the rights, duties and privileges of being a citizen.
An example of citizenship is someone being born in the United States and having access to all the same freedoms and rights as those already living in the US.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- the status or condition of a citizen
- the duties, rights, and privileges of this status
- a person's conduct as a citizen
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The status of a citizen with its attendant duties, rights, and privileges.