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nation

noun uk   /ˈneɪ.ʃən/ us  
B2 [C] a country, especially when thought of as a large group of people living in one area with their own government, language, traditions, etc.: All the nations of the world will be represented at the conference. The Germans, as a nation, are often thought to be well organized. Practically the whole nation watched the ceremony on television. [S] a large group of people of the same race who share the same language, traditions, and history, but who might not all live in one area: the Navajo nation
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in Korean 나라…
in Arabic أُمّة…
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 Spanish nación, pueblo…
in Portuguese nação…
in German die Nation, das Volk…
in Catalan nació…
in Japanese 国家, 国民…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家, 民族…
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