citizenship


citizenship
noun
ADJECTIVE
full
dual
birthright (AmE)
British, Chinese, US, etc.
VERB + CITIZENSHIP
have, hold

He has German citizenship.

confer, give sb, grant sb

The Israeli Law of Return confers Israeli citizenship on any Jew.

They were granted full French citizenship.

acquire, get, obtain, receive, take

Ten years later, she chose to take Australian citizenship.

deny sb, refuse sb
be stripped of, lose

He was stripped of his citizenship when he criticized the government.

revoke
give up, renounce

You will have to renounce citizenship of this country if you apply to be a citizen of another.

apply for
claim

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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