transcription, транскрипция: [ næʃən(ə)l ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.
National means relating to the whole of a country or nation rather than to part of it or to other nations.
Ruling parties have lost ground in national and local elections.
...major national and international issues.
ADJ : usu ADJ n
...a nationally televised speech...
Duncan Campbell is nationally known for his investigative work.
ADV : ADV with v , ADV adj
National means typical of the people or customs of a particular country or nation.
...the national characteristics and history of the country...
Baseball is the national pastime.
ADJ : ADJ n
You can refer to someone who is legally a citizen of a country as a national of that country.
...a Sri-Lankan-born British national.
N-COUNT : usu adj N