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denizen

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In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal.
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Etymology

From Middle English denisein, from Anglo-Norman denzein, from deinz (within), from Late Latin deintus (from within). Compare dedans.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
denizen

Plural
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denizen ({{{1}}})
  1. An inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in.
    The giant squid is one of many denizens of the deep.
  2. One who frequents a place.
    The denizens of that pub are of the roughest sort.
  3. (UK) A citizen naturalized through letters patent.
    Though born in Iceland, he became a denizen of Britain after leaving Oxford.
  4. (biology) Used to describe the range or habitat of an animal.
    The bald eagle is a denizen of the northern part of the state.

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Verb

Infinitive
to denizen

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to denizen (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive, UK) To grant rights of citizenship to; to naturalize.
    He was denizened to Ireland after fleeing his home country.

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