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patrioticadjective

uk   /ˌpæt.riˈɒt.ɪk/ /ˌpeɪ.tri-/  us   /ˌpeɪ.triˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
showing love for your country and being proud of it: patriotic fervour/pride Many Americans felt it was their patriotic duty to buy bonds to support the war effort.
patriotically
adverb uk   us   /-kəl.i/
Translations of “patriotic”
in Korean 애국의…
in Arabic وَطَني…
in Portuguese patriota…
in Catalan patriòtic…
in Japanese 愛国的な, 愛国心の強い…
in Italian patriottico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛國的, 有愛國心的…
in Russian патриотический…
in Turkish vatansever, yurtsever…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱国的, 有爱国心的…
in Polish patriotyczny…
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