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noncitizen Syllabification: non·cit·i·zen
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈsidizən/

Definition of noncitizen in English:


A person who is not an inhabitant or national of a particular country or town.
Example sentences
  • The legislation would likely end up applying to all non-citizens detained by the government both outside the US and within.
  • Yet, policing borders inevitably involves coercion, discrimination, and sharp distinctions between citizens and non-citizens.
  • They claim the right to lock up citizens and non-citizens alike, without charges, hearings or even notification of families.

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