UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'citizenship', 'Citizenship': /ˈsɪtɪzənˌʃɪp/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɪtəzənˌʃɪp, -sən-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(sitə zən ship′, -sən-)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [apply for, has] [Spanish] citizenship
  2. [gained, obtained, attained] (US) citizenship
  3. gained citizenship through [birth, political asylum, five year's residence]
  4. gained citizenship after [five] years (in the country)
  5. was [awarded, granted, given, offered] citizenship
  6. has [taken up, acquired] (US) citizenship
  7. (automatically) qualifies for citizenship
  8. was [refused, denied] (French) citizenship
  9. denied citizenship [because of, due to, on the grounds of]
  10. His citizenship is [American].
  11. the [laws, regulations, requirements] for acquiring citizenship
  12. the requirements for [gaining] citizenship
  13. [behaviors, conduct, values] that [show, exemplify] good citizenship
  14. [incentives, awards, prizes] for good citizenship
n as adj
  1. citizenship [laws, obligations, requirements]
  2. citizenship [rights, process, status, ceremony]
  3. [British, US] citizenship test
  4. citizenship class
  5. UK: citizenship lessons
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