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dual citizenship

noun
1.
Also called dual nationality. the status of a person who is a legal citizen of two or more countries.
2.
citizenship of both a state and a nation, in nations consisting of a federation of states, as the U.S.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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Examples from the web for dual citizenship
  • To that extent, he had in his early years the equivalent of a dual citizenship.
  • Individual has expressed a willingness to renounce dual citizenship.
  • If you have dual citizenship, then you must indicate which citizenship will be printed on the certificate of registration.
Contemporary definitions for dual citizenship
noun

the state of being a citizen of two or more two countries concurrently

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