Definition of active citizenship in English:

active citizenship

noun

  • See active citizen

    • ‘Volunteers will receive a discount in their council tax bills as part of a drive to build a new culture of active citizenship and moral responsibility, the Labour manifesto will say this week.’
    • ‘The problem is there hasn't been a major initiative to increase active citizenship and allow people to take on their responsibilities.’
    • ‘If our principal objective is to ensure newcomers can enjoy responsible and active citizenship in our liberal democracy, then we must take the tests seriously.’
    • ‘Their involvement was part of a curriculum for active citizenship.’
    • ‘It will be all about preparing young people for the active citizenship which the winners of this year's awards have so ably shown.’