cidadania

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cidadão (citizen) +‎ -ia (-y).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /si.da.daˈni.ɐ/, /si.da.dɐ̃ˈni.ɐ/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /si.da.daˈni.a/, /si.da.dɐ̃ˈni.a/

  • Hyphenation: ci‧da‧da‧ni‧a

Noun[edit]

cidadania f (plural cidadanias)

  1. citizenship (state of being a citizen)
    Tenho cidadania europeia.
    I have European citizenship.
  2. (collectively) citizenry, i.e. the citizens of a region
    A cidadania portuguesa elegeu um novo presidente.
    The Portuguese citizens elected a new president.
  3. the exercise of rights and duties attributed to a citizen; civism, civic engagement

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