citizenry

[ sit-uh-zuh n-ree, -suh n- ]
/ ˈsɪt ə zən ri, -sən- /

noun, plural cit·i·zen·ries.

citizens collectively.

Origin of citizenry

First recorded in 1810–20; citizen + -ry

Related forms

un·der·cit·i·zen·ry, noun, plural un·der·cit·i·zen·ries.
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citizenry

/ (ˈsɪtɪzənrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

citizens collectively

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