Translation of "nation" - English-Spanish dictionary

nation

noun uk /ˈneɪ·ʃən/ us /ˈneɪ·ʃən/

a country or the people living in a country

nación
African/Asian nations
The entire nation mourned her death.

(Translation of “nation” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

nation

noun /ˈneiʃən/

a group of people living in a particular country, forming a single political and economic unit

nación
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)

pueblo
the Jewish nation.
national /ˈnӕʃənəl/ adjective

of or belonging to a particular nation

nacional
national government
national pride.
nationally adverb

nacionalmente
The film is going to be released nationally.
nationalism /ˈnӕ-/ noun

a sense of pride in the history, culture, achievements etc of one’s nation

nacionalismo
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

nacionalismo
Scottish nationalism.
nationalist /ˈnӕ-/ noun

nacionalista
a Scottish nationalist.
nationalistic adjective

nacionalista
a resurgence of nationalistic sentiment.
nationality /nӕʃəˈnӕləti/ noun (plural nationalities)

(the state of belonging to) a particular nation

nacionalidad
’What nationality are you?’ ’I’m German’
You will come across (people of) many nationalities in London.
nationalize /ˈnӕ-/ verb ( (also nationaliseBritish))

to make (especially an industry) the property of the nation as a whole rather than the property of an individual

nacionalizar
the decision to nationalize the railways.
nationalization noun ( (also nationalisationBritish))

nacionalización
the nationalization of state-owned industries.
national anthem noun

a nation’s official song or hymn

himno nacional
Everybody stood up for the national anthem.
national service noun

in some countries, a period of compulsory service in the armed forces

servicio militar
He did his national service in the Royal Army Medical Corps.
nationwide adjective, adverb

(happening etc) throughout the whole nation

por todo el país
a nationwide broadcast
They travelled nationwide.

(Translation of “nation” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)