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English definition of “nation”

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
(Definition of nation noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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