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noun uk   /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? [C] a group of people of the same race, religion, traditions, etc.: At the International School they have pupils of 46 different nationalities.
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in Korean 국적…
in Arabic جِنْسِيّة…
in Portuguese nacionalidade…
in Catalan nacionalitat…
in Japanese 国籍…
in Italian nazionalità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國籍, 民族…
in Russian гражданство…
in Turkish milliyet, uyruk, tabiiyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国籍, 民族…
in Polish obywatelstwo, narodowość…
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