acquired citizenship

Definition of "acquired citizenship"
  1. The granting of U.S. citizenship at birth to children born outside the U.S. to one or more U.S. citizen parents
How to use "acquired citizenship" in a sentence
  1. Although she was born in Canada, she had acquired citizenship since her father is a U.S. citizen.
  2. Because of acquired citizenship, he was able to hold dual nationality.
  3. Under the principle of acquired citizenship, the twins born in Germany were also U.S. citizens.

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