Meaning of NATIONAL in English

[] adj (1597) 1: of or relating to a nation

2: nationalist

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 usu. in a crisis -- adv

[2]national n (1887) 1: one that owes allegiance to or is under the protection of a nation without regard to the more formal status of citizen or subject

2: a competition that is national in scope--usu. used in pl. syn see citizen

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