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English definition of “nationality”

nationality

noun     /ˌnæʃ.ənˈæl.ə.ti/ /ˌnæʃˈnæl-/ US  /-t̬i/
A1 [C or U] the official right to belong to a particular country: She has British nationality. What nationality are you?Country and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names [C] a group of people of the same race, religion, traditions, etc.: At the International School they have pupils of 46 different nationalities.Race and ethnicityRacial issuesNationalities Grammar:Nationalities, languages, countries and regionsWhen we refer to a nation or region, we can use:See more
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