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    national - Dictionary definition and meaning for word national

    Definition
    (noun) a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    Synonyms : subject
    Example Sentence
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
    Definition
    (adj) of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
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    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark
    Definition
    (adj) limited to or in the interests of a particular nation
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    • national interests
    • isolationism is a strictly national policy
    Definition
    (adj) concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country
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    • the national government
    • national elections
    • of national concern
    • the national highway system
    • national forests
    Definition
    (adj) owned or maintained for the public by the national government
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    • national parks
    Definition
    (adj) inside the country
    Synonyms : home , interior , internal
    Example Sentence
    • the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior
    • the nation's internal politics
    Definition
    (adj) characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation
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    • a national trait
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    (adj) of or relating to nationality
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    • national origin
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