HyperDic: national

English > 8 senses of the word national:
ADJECTIVEpertnationalof or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
allnationallimited to or in the interests of a particular nation
allnationalconcerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country
allnationalowned or maintained for the public by the national government
allnational, home, interior, internalinside the country
pertnationalcharacteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation
pertnationalof or relating to nationality
NOUNperson national, subjecta person who owes allegiance to that nation
national > pronunciation
Soundsnae'shahnahl; nae'shnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > national: 8 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or belonging to a nation or country.
Examples
  • "national hero"
  • "national anthem"
  • "a national landmark"
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
Nounsnationa politically organized body of people under a single government
nationala person who owes allegiance to that nation
nationalitypeople having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
nationalitythe status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization
Adverbsnationallyextending throughout an entire nation
English > national: 8 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLimited to or in the interests of a particular nation.
Examples
  • "national interests"
  • "isolationism is a strictly national policy"
Narrowernationalist, nationalisticdevotion to the interests or culture of a particular nation including promoting the interests of one country over those of others
See alsodomesticOf concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
OppositeinternationalConcerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
Nounsnationalitypeople having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
Adverbsnationallywith regard to a nation taken as a whole
English > national: 8 senses > adjective 3
Meaningconcerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country.
Examples
  • "the national government"
  • "national elections"
  • "of national concern"
  • "the national highway system"
  • "national forests"
Narrowerfederalnational
Oppositelocalrelating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
Nounsnationalitypeople having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
English > national: 8 senses > adjective 4
Meaningowned or maintained for the public by the national government.
Example"national parks"
Broaderpublicnot private
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
English > national: 8 senses > adjective 5
MeaningInside the country.
Synonymshome, interior, internal
BroaderdomesticOf concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
English > national: 8 senses > adjective 6, pert
Meaningcharacteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation.
Example"a national trait"
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
Nounsnationthe people who live in a nation or country
nationalitypeople having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
English > national: 8 senses > adjective 7, pert
MeaningOf or relating to nationality.
Example"national origin"
Spanishnacional
Catalannacional
Nounsnationalitypeople having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation
nationalitythe status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization
English > national: 8 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who owes allegiance to that nation.
Synonymsubject
Member ofnation, land, countryThe people who live in a nation or country
NarrowercitizenA native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
compatriotA person from your own country / country
patriot, nationalistOne who loves and defends his or her country
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishciudadano
Catalanciutadà
Adjectivesnationalof or relating to or belonging to a nation or country

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