Definition of citizenry in English:


Line breaks: citi|zen¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtɪzənri


[mass noun]
The citizens of a place regarded collectively: the legal obligations of the citizenry
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  • All of a sudden a cry went up, in the ancient tradition of alerting the local citizenry and raising the alarm.
  • The wealth of nations will reside in that citizenry, and its commitment to education, training and lifelong learning.
  • The modern state is one based on citizenry, on a constitution impartial to all, on a system without patronage.

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