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denizen

1. Brit an individual permanently resident in a foreign country where he enjoys certain rights of citizenship
2. Biology a plant or animal established in a place to which it is not native

denizen

An inhabitant of a particular place. A "denizen of the Internet" is a person who frequently uses the Web or other Internet facilities.
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Denizenship would appear to require legal fortification and thus alteration of animals' current property status in law.
(9) Neil Walker, "Denizenship and Deterritorialisation in the European Union," in A Right to Inclusion and Exclusion?
To carve out space for animal denizenship, Donaldson and Kymlicka
I found chapter 7, "Liminal Animal Denizens" to be the least cogent, but that is perhaps because, as Donaldson and Kymlicka observe, the idea of denizenship applied to humans has not been well theorized thus far (215).
Yet, even after the new law, relatively few immigrants chose to naturalize, remaining content with the status of what political scientists call "denizenship," or long-term residency without citizenship.