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nation

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈneɪʃən/
a country, especially when considered as a society with its own government, economy, etc.: developing/emerging/industrialized nations The local community within a typical developing nation can expect to reap only around 15% of the total spent there. African/Asian/European nations
→  See also creditor nation , most-favoured nation
Translations of “nation”
in Korean 나라…
in Arabic أُمّة…
in French nation, peuple…
in Turkish millet, ulus, halk…
in Italian nazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家, 民族…
in Russian страна, нация…
in Polish naród, państwo…
in Spanish nación, pueblo…
in Portuguese nação…
in German die Nation, das Volk…
in Catalan nació…
in Japanese 国家, 国民…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家, 民族…
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