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 Meanings and Examples of CITIZEN
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citizen
 n.  a native or naturalized member of a state
Classic Sentence: (142 in 10 pages)
1  In the first place, to enable a citizen to work harm and to acquire undue authority, many circumstances must be present which never can be present in a State which is not corrupted.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIV.
2  Hanno, the foremost citizen of Carthage, aspiring to absolute power, on the occasion of the marriage of a daughter contrived a plot for administering poison to the whole senate and so making himself prince.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
3  I have said before that a bad citizen cannot work grave mischief in a commonwealth which has not become corrupted.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII.
4  For not a man in the whole city bestirred himself to shield a citizen endowed with every great quality, and who, both publicly and privately, had done so much that deserved praise.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII.
5  A republic should think twice before appointing to an important command a citizen who has sustained notable wrong at the hands of his fellow-citizens.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVII.
6  Nevertheless, not to leave the question entirely open, I say, that for a citizen living under a republic, I think the conduct of Manlius more deserving of praise and less dangerous in its consequences.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: Chapter XXII.—That the severity of Manlius Torquatus and ...
7  This poverty prevailed down to the days of Paulus Emilius, almost the last happy days for this republic wherein a citizen, while enriching Rome by his triumphs, himself remained poor.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXV.
8  Public, when a citizen gains a great name by advising well or by acting still better for the common advantage.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXVIII.
9  But the citizen who would make a beginning by gaining the good-will of the people, must, to obtain it, perform, like Titus Manlius, some noteworthy action.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXIV.
10  But no time is given in the case of disorders in the State itself, which unless they be treated by some wise citizen, will always bring a city to destruction.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XLIX.
11  He was of so great ability, even as a private citizen, that one who writes of him says he wanted nothing but a kingdom to be a king.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQU...
12  Roman power was at its zenith when every citizen.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII — CONCERNING AUXILIARIES, MIXED SOLDIERY, AN...
13  Investigation, however, developed the fact that this individual was a citizen of Morocco, and that while travelling in this country he spoke the English language.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter VI.
14  If anywhere there are efforts tending to curtail the fullest growth of the Negro, let these efforts be turned into stimulating, encouraging, and making him the most useful and intelligent citizen.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
15  Hare, a prominent white citizen of Tuskegee, kindly volunteered to accompany me, to reenforce my invitation with one from the white people of Tuskegee and the vicinity.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
Example Sentence: (107 in 8 pages)
16  It was argued that the civil and political status and rights of the citizen must be enshrined in a bill of rights.
17  No one who ignores the law can call themselves a good citizen.
18  He emphasized that he was speaking as a private citizen, not in any official capacity.
19  When you're old, people treat you like a second-class citizen.
20  He was a rebel in his teens but he's a respectable citizen these days.
21  She accused the government of trampling on the needs and rights of the ordinary citizen.
22  It is obligatory on every citizen to safeguard our great motherland.
23  She's an American citizen but lives in Canada.
24  To be elected to the House a person must be twenty-five years old and must have been a United States citizen for seven years.
25  He applied to become an American citizen.
26  She is regarded as an upstanding citizen in the local community.
27  After living in France for years, she eventually became a French citizen.
28  Every citizen must pay taxes.
29  I invite every citizen to carefully study the document.
30  Every citizen could buy shares in privatized state property.