nation translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "nation" - English-Spanish dictionary


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
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
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
a Scottish nationalist.
nationalistic adjective
a resurgence of nationalistic sentiment.
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 ( (also nationaliseBritish)) 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 ( (also nationalisationBritish))
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.
Translations of “nation”
in Arabic أُمّة…
in Korean 나라…
in Malaysian negara, bangsa…
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 Vietnamese quốc gia, dân tộc…
in Portuguese nação…
in Thai ชาติ, ชนชาติ…
in German die Nation, das Volk…
in Catalan nació…
in Japanese 国家, 国民…
in Indonesian bangsa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家, 民族…
(Definition of nation from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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