Definition Of ational


a citizen of a particular country, typically entitled to hold that country's passport.

a German national

a nationwide competition or tournament.

she finished 16th at the nationals that year

of or relating to a nation; common to or characteristic of a whole nation.

this policy may have been in the national interest

Example Of ational

  • A firm may even take some of its national characteristics with it when it ventures abroad.

  • a review of the national papers

  • A sentimental identification with the underdog is one of our national characteristics.

  • All the evidence suggests that the wrong people are in charge of both civic and national security.

  • But the underlining issue is the coverage the game as a whole receives from national media.

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