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patriotic

adjective uk   /ˌpæt.riˈɒt.ɪk/ /ˌpeɪ.tri-/ us    /ˌpeɪ.triˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
showing love for your country and being proud of it: patriotic fervour/pride Many Americans felt it was their patriotic duty to buy bonds to support the war effort.
patriotically
adverb uk   /-kəl.i/ us  
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