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#1 Qualification of a person living in a society, classically associated with the idea of political rights (e.g. to vote) and the legal right to hold public office (i.e. to rule or govern) and hence contrasted with being a subject or slave. In modern times, extended to include social and economic rights (e.g. to welfare and public services). sPH6-G62
#2 See: membership.  


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