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national

[nash-uh-nl, nash-nuhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or maintained by a nation as an organized whole or independent political unit: national affairs.
2.
owned, preserved, or maintained by the federal government: a national wildlife refuge.
3.
peculiar or common to the whole people of a country: national customs.
4.
devoted to one's own nation, its interests, etc.; patriotic: to stir up national pride.
6.
concerning or encompassing an entire nation: a national radio network.
7.
limited to one nation.
noun
8.
a citizen or subject of a particular nation who is entitled to its protection: U.S. nationals living abroad.
9.
Often, nationals. a national competition, tournament, or the like: We're invited to Minneapolis for the nationals.
10.
a national company or organization.

Origin:
1590–1600; nation + -al1

nationally, adverb
antinational, adjective
antinationally, adverb
nonnational, adjective, noun
nonnationally, adverb
prenational, adjective
pronational, adjective
pseudonational, adjective
pseudonationally, adverb
quasi-national, adjective
quasi-nationally, adverb
subnational, adjective
unnational, adjective
unnationally, adverb

federal, national.
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national (ˈnæʃənəl)
 
adj
1.  of, involving, or relating to a nation as a whole
2.  of, relating to, or characteristic of a particular nation: the national dress of Poland
3.  rare nationalistic or patriotic
 
n
4.  a citizen or subject
5.  a national newspaper
 
'nationally
 
adv

National (ˈnæʃənəl)
 
n
the National short for the Grand National

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national
1590s, from nation; national anthem first recorded 1819, in Shelley. Related: Nationally.
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