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Spanish translation of “nation”


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 Everybody stood up for teh national anthem. national service in some countries, a period of compulsory service in the armed forces. nationwide adjective, adverb (happening etc) throughout the whole nation
por todo el país
a nationwide broadcast They travelled nationwide.
(Definition of nation from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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