Definition of dual citizenship in English:

dual citizenship

(British dual nationality)

noun

  • Citizenship of two countries concurrently.

    • ‘Finally, all of this is complicated by the growing number of countries that recognize dual citizenship.’
    • ‘He promises to make Russian a state language and give dual nationality to citizens of both countries.’
    • ‘Now, opponents of dual citizenship want Congress to include sanctions in any immigration reform legislation it passes.’
    • ‘She holds dual citizenship in Switzerland and Canada.’
    • ‘A second change in the formal institution of citizenship is the growth of dual nationality.’
    • ‘People with dual citizenship can move freely freely between South Africa and England and are excluded from the statistics.’
    • ‘Do you have dual citizenship or can you qualify for it?’
    • ‘The Knights already have one Aussie on their books, centre Mark Stewart, but he has dual nationality - his parents are British - so he does not count on the overseas quota.’
    • ‘A Limerick native, Wogan has dual citizenship, allowing him to have a regular knighthood and use the title ‘Sir’.’
    • ‘I was born in Beijing and then attended school here in the US, giving me dual citizenship.’
    • ‘I hold dual nationality - British and Australian.’
    • ‘It has granted citizenship to over 160,000 people, most of whom are businessmen with dual nationality in another nation state.’
    • ‘To be eligible, candidates must be Bulgarian citizens of 21 years of age or above, must not have dual citizenship, and must not be serving prison terms.’
    • ‘His father was an American World War I veteran, and his mother was French, so André had dual citizenship in both countries.’
    • ‘The old rules are archaic and fail to recognise our generous views on dual citizenship; it's well past time they were updated.’
    • ‘On the other hand, dual citizenship is clearly well-established in the contemporary world, and it's only going to become more so whether I like it or not.’
    • ‘By law, individuals with dual citizenship cannot hold state office.’
    • ‘They offer you dual nationality now, but I still have an Indian passport.’
    • ‘Recently, Lou talked with author Stanley Renshon about our national identity and the growing concerns about assimilation and dual citizenship.’
    • ‘So she will be aware of her heritage and dual citizenship.’
    • ‘Some 500 others have dual nationality.’
    • ‘‘It would be nice to have dual nationality,’ admitted 27-year-old Kylie.’
    • ‘Harry Duynhoven was born with dual nationality.’
    • ‘And Carrey says he has no intention of giving up his Canadian heritage and will hold dual citizenship.’
    • ‘If this involves switching citizenship or obtaining dual nationality then so be it.’
    • ‘Had Oskar been registered for a British passport first, he could hold dual nationality.’
    • ‘As the daughter of a Swiss father and British mother, she held dual nationality and was eligible to work in sensitive war zones where only Swiss nationals, under the auspices of the International Red Cross, could operate.’
    • ‘Foster parents should be willing to commute, be bilingual and have dual nationality.’
    • ‘They could do so because Rochelle's father is French, which gave her dual nationality.’
    • ‘This should also apply to extremists who have dual nationality.’
    • ‘However, a New Zealand citizen who obtains dual citizenship after the election loses his or her seat.’
    • ‘According to the current Bulgarian constitution, people with dual citizenship cannot hold Cabinet office.’
    • ‘If your mother is a British citizen and your father an American, you have dual nationality at birth because of the laws of the respective countries.’
    • ‘Stuart becomes the second Aussie at Huntington Stadium alongside Trevor Krause, but as he has dual nationality - his parents are British - the Knights do not top the overseas quota.’
    • ‘The countries that were identified, Mr. Advani claimed, were those in the world which allowed their citizens to take up dual citizenship.’
    • ‘But flooding has stopped the consular official from reaching the houses of two more Australians, including a 75-year-old man, who holds dual nationality.’
    • ‘Now anyone with Irish citizenship can play for the national team immediately as long as they have dual nationality from birth.’
    • ‘He will be given an English and a French name, have dual nationality, and be brought up fluent in both languages.’
    • ‘Piccardi's father was born in Austria, so she has dual citizenship.’
    • ‘I meet a girl who has American-French dual citizenship and has traveled to so many places that not only are both her passports full, but she had to get extra pages sewn into them.’