National meaning

năshə-nəl, năshnəl
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The national headquarters or administration of an organization.
noun
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The definition of national is relating to a particular country.

An example of national used as an adjective is the phrase "national flag" which means the flag of a specific country.

adjective
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(usually in the plural) A tournament in which participants from all over the nation compete.

After winning the regional tournament, the team advanced to the nationals.

noun
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A person under the protection of a (specified) country: citizen or subject.
noun
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Devoted to one's own nation or its interests; patriotic.
adjective
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Of or having to do with a nation or the nation.
adjective
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A competition in which participants compete for a nationwide ranking, title, championship, etc.
noun
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Affecting a (or the) nation as a whole; nationwide in scope, involvement, representation, etc.
adjective
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Patriotic or nationalist.
adjective
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Of or maintained by the government of a nation.

A national landmark.

adjective
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A contest or tournament involving participants from all parts of a nation.
noun
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Established, maintained, or owned by the federal government.

A national park.

adjective
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Of or having to do with a nation.
adjective
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(by extension) Of or having to do with a country (sovereign state).

Import tariffs were raised for the national interest.

adjective
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A subject of a nation.

The diplomats were advised not to interact with any foreign nationals except on official duty.

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National is defined as a citizen of a specific country.

An example of a national is a German citizen.

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A citizen of a particular nation.

A British national.

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Origin of national

  • From New Latin nationalis, from Latin natio (“nation"); see nation.

    From Wiktionary