Übersetzung von “nation” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countablenation /ˈneɪʃən/
a country, its leaders, or its people
nation feminine

industrialized nations
des nations industrialisées

a meeting of several African nations
une rencontre de plusieurs nations africaines

a nation that is tired of war
une nation qui est fatiguée de la guerre

(Übersetzung von “nation” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈneiʃən/

a group of people living in a particular country, forming a single political and economic unit

The President is going to address the nation in a speech this afternoon.

a large number of people who share the same history, ancestors, culture etc (whether or not they all live in the same country)

the Jewish nation.
national /ˈnӕʃənəl/ adjective

of or belonging to a particular nation

national government
national pride.
nationally adverb

nationalism /ˈnӕ-/ noun

a sense of pride in the history, culture, achievements etc of one’s nation

The Prime Minister was clearly trying to appeal to people’s sense of nationalism.

the desire to bring the people of one’s nation together under their own government

Scottish nationalism.
nationalist /ˈnӕ-/ noun

nationalistic adjective

nationality /nӕʃəˈnӕləti/ noun (plural nationalities)

(the state of belonging to) a particular nation

‘What nationality are you?’ ‘I’m German’
You will come across (people of) many nationalities in London.
nationalize /ˈnӕ-/ verb ( nationalise)

to make (especially an industry) the property of the nation as a whole rather than the property of an individual

the decision to nationalize the railways.
nationalization noun ( nationalisation)

national anthem

a nation’s official song or hymn

hymne national
Everybody stood up for teh national anthem.
national service

in some countries, a period of compulsory service in the armed forces.

service militaire
nationwide adjective, adverb

(happening etc) throughout the whole nation

affectant la nation entière; à travers tout le pays
a nationwide broadcast
They travelled nationwide.

(Übersetzung von “nation” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)