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patrioticadjective

uk   /ˌpæt.riˈɒt.ɪk/ /ˌpeɪ.triˈɒt.ɪk/  us   /ˌpeɪ.triˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
showinglove for ​yourcountry and being ​proud of it: patriotic ​fervour/​pride Many Americans ​felt it was ​their patriotic duty to ​buybonds to ​support the ​wareffort.
patriotically
adverb uk   /ˌpæt.riˈɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/ /ˌpeɪ.triˈɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /ˌpeɪ.triˈɑː.t̬ɪ.kəl.i/
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Translations of “patriotic”
in Arabic وَطَني…
in Korean 애국의…
in Portuguese patriota…
in Catalan patriòtic…
in Japanese 愛国的な, 愛国心の強い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱国的, 有爱国心的…
in Turkish vatansever, yurtsever…
in Russian патриотический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛國的, 有愛國心的…
in Italian patriottico…
in Polish patriotyczny…
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