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English definition of “national”

national

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈnæʃ·ə·nəl/ us  
relating to all parts of a nation or to a nation as a whole rather than to any part of it: National headquarters of the company are in Atlanta, with branches throughout the country. National news goes on the front page of the newspaper, with local news in the second section.
nationally
adverb  /ˈnæʃ·ə·nəl·i/ us  
The football game, to be nationally televised, will begin at 9.

national

noun [C usually pl]  /ˈnæʃ·ə·nəl/ us  
a citizen of a particular country: Irish/Mexican nationals a foreign national
(Definition of national from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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