Meaning of NATIONAL in English


Pronunciation: ' nash-n ə l, ' na-sh ə -n ə l

Function: adjective

Date: 1580

1 : of or relating to a nation


3 : comprising or characteristic of a nationality

4 : belonging to or maintained by the federal government

5 : of, relating to, or being a coalition government formed by most or all major political parties usually in a crisis

– na · tion · al · ly adverb

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.