Definition of alienage in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪlɪənɪdʒ


[mass noun] chiefly Law
The state or condition of being an alien.
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  • I do not see why there has to be any particular time limitation, as long as you are achieving some legitimate purpose relevant to alienage.
  • But, again, the argument is sliding between considerations of a statutory concept, citizenship, and considerations of a constitutional concept, alienage.
  • In modem societies the foundational institutions for membership are citizenship and alienage.

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