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loss of citizenship

Definition(s)

Any mode of loss of the status as citizen of a country, voluntarily or involuntarily, automatically or by an act by the public authorities.

Source(s)

Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT): Glossary on Citizenship and Electoral Rights

Translations

  • BG: загуба на гражданство
  • CS: pozbytí státního občanství
  • DE: Verlust der Staatsangehörigkeit / Verlust der Staatsbürgerschaft
  • EL: απώλεια ιθαγένειας
  • EN: loss of citizenship
  • ES: pérdida de nacionalidad
  • ET: kodakondsuse kaotamine
  • FI: kansalaisuuden menettäminen
  • FR: perte de la nationalité
  • GA: cailleadh saoránachta
  • HU: állampolgárság elvesztése
  • IT: perdita di cittadinanza
  • LT: pilietybės netekimas
  • LV: pilsonības zaudēšana
  • MT: Telf ta’ ċittadinanza
  • NL: verlies van het staatsburgerschap
  • PL: utrata obywatelstwa
  • PT: perda de nacionalidade
  • RO: pierderea cetăţeniei
  • SK: strata štátneho občianstva
  • SL: izguba državljanstva
  • SV: förlust av medborgarskap
  • NO: tap av statsborgerskap (b); tap av statsborgarskap (n)

Synonym(s)

  • loss of nationality

Broader Term(s)

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

The main types of loss are renunciation, withdrawal and lapse of citizenship.