citizen


citizen
noun
ADJECTIVE
full

They are fighting for acceptance as full citizens of the country.

naturalized
British, Thai, US, etc.
decent, good, honest, law-abiding, model (esp. AmE), respectable, responsible, solid, upright, upstanding

This terrible crime has shocked all law-abiding citizens.

concerned
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.

innocent
armed (esp. AmE)
second-class

Gay people have had enough of being treated as second-class citizens.

private

lawsuits brought against private citizens

The king was visiting France as a private citizen.

senior

discounts for senior citizens

productive (esp. AmE)
PHRASES
sb's fellow citizens

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