noun (plural -ries) Date: 1819 a whole body of citizens

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  • citizenry — [sit′ə zənrē, sit′ə sənrē] n. all citizens as a group …   English World dictionary

  • citizenry — [[t]sɪ̱tɪz(ə)nri[/t]] N SING COLL The people living in a country, state, or city can be referred to as the citizenry. [AM; also BRIT, FORMAL] He used the medium of radio when he wanted to enlist public support or reassure the citizenry... I think …   English dictionary

  • citizenry — n. an informed citizenry * * * [ sɪtɪz(ə)nrɪ] an informed citizenry …   Combinatory dictionary

  • citizenry — Synonyms and related words: Everyman, John Doe, Public, body politic, common man, commonwealth, community, community at large, constituency, cultural community, demos, dwellers, estate, everybody, everyman, everyone, everywoman, folk, folks,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • citizenry — citizen ► NOUN 1) a legally recognized subject or national of a state or commonwealth. 2) an inhabitant of a town or city. DERIVATIVES citizenry noun citizenship noun. ORIGIN Old French citezein, from Latin civitas city …   English terms dictionary

  • citizenry — /sit euh zeuhn ree, seuhn /, n., pl. citizenries. citizens collectively. [1810 20; CITIZEN + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • citizenry — noun The group of all citizens …   Wiktionary

  • Citizenry —    The citizen (bourgeois, burger), defined as those who participated in municipal life, together with patricians, achieved status parallel to the important role played by commerce and industry in city life for these were the trades they… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • citizenry — cit|i|zen|ry [ˈsıtızənri] n [U] formal all the citizens in a particular town, country, or state …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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