[sit-uh-zuhn-ree, -suhn-]
noun, plural citizenries.
citizens collectively.

1810–20; citizen + -ry

undercitizenry, noun, plural undercitizenries. Unabridged
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citizenry (ˈsɪtɪzənrɪ)
n , pl -ries
citizens collectively

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Example sentences
Their wealth presents a culture shock to the citizenry.
The government subsidizes education on all levels because it is perceived that
  an educated citizenry is a better citizenry.
Smaller generators will protect the citizenry from the corrupting power of big
The citizenry has long since lost to the corporate elite, backed by the
  judiciary who find the means to justify their bidding.
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