how to pronounce denizen

/ˈdɛnəzən/

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denizen is pronounced in three syllables

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dɛnəzən

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An example use of denizen in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… as one befuddled twitter denizen wrote …”

meanings of denizen

noun:

  1. An animal or plant from a particular range or habitat.
  2. A person with rights between those of naturalized citizen and resident alien (roughly permanent resident), obtained through letters patent. Though born in Iceland, he became a denizen of Britain after leaving Oxford.
  3. One who frequents a place.
  4. A foreign word that has become naturalised in another language.
  5. An inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in.

verb:

  1. To provide with denizens; to populate with adopted or naturalized occupants.
  2. To grant rights of citizenship to; to naturalize.

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