citizen of the world

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citizen of the world

One who feels comfortable in any country. Her many travels have caused her to become a citizen of the world.
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citizen of the world

a person who is at home in any country.
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"We are cutting rations, but we would rather send a message to the citizens of the world to help us fill this food cup.
My fellow citizens of the world, ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man."
The summit proposed that, by 2015, eight goals should be achieved to improve conditions for impoverished citizens of the world. The goals are: 1) eradication of extreme poverty and hunger; 2) completion of primary school for all children; 3) gender equity and empowerment of women; 4) reduction by two-thirds of the mortality rate of children under the age of 5; 5) reducing by three-quarters the number of women who die in childbirth; 6) halt and reversal of the spread of HIV/AIDS, as well as the incidence of malaria and other major communicable diseases; 7) environmental sustainability; and 8) development of a global partnership for development.
Farm Progress also announces the establishment of The Abraham Lincoln National Agricultural Awards program to promote agriculture and its impact on the citizens of the world and to celebrate individuals (living), companies, businesses and educational institutions that have made significant contributions in this area.
It makes the concerns of your correspondent Dr Robert Kezaala, in his letter to the editor (The globalisation of Identity--African citizens of the world) seem almost irrelevant.
All over the planet, migrating people are increasingly demanding a new definition of their rights--simply as citizens of the world. They keep pressing against old boundaries and new ones, as if to remind us that before it is erected on soil, every border is first drawn in the mind.
and the citizens of the world to come here and walk freely through the streets of Venezuela, to talk to anyone they want, to watch television, to read the papers.
As a member of a movement that for thirty years has resisted the absurd policies of despotism with non-violence, a glimmer of hope is seen each time we discover on the Internet, in a publication, or in a declaration, that other citizens of the world have as much desire as we do to bring common sense and humanity to government and society.
Sports personalities also care about the environment because they are citizens of the world. Across the globe, children's health is being damaged by environmental pollution.
Teachers, mentors, and older friends, and indeed, all citizens of the world who help to inspire and shape our lives may be included in the ritual honoring of the ancestors.
When the Greek philosopher Diogenes was asked what country he was from, he replied, "I am a citizen of the world." In this age of globalization, we must all be citizens of the world. At JS, we recognize that you are charged with a vital task: helping your students make sense of the world and find their rightful place in it.
It is a vital friendship, for these educational exchanges allows us to learn about each other, and from one another as soldiers, as nations, as citizens of the world. I learned from my peers here that honor and duty crosses national boundaries.
David Walker's Appeal: To the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America (originally published in 1829, now available from Black Classic Press, reprint, 1993) is a great example of the power of consciousness raising by means of the book.
Undaunted, uncluttered, untouched, this is the charm of Tobago for the celebrated citizens of the world who retreat to its shores.
Those who are citizens of other countries, and those who prefer to delude themselves that they are 'citizens of the world', and foolishly decline to give their true allegiance to their own country, should not be permitted to vote.
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