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When we attach ourselves to national identities, then we enter into a cycle of conflict. I didn't choose where I was born or who to be or what people would call me.
Ashraf Barhom

Meaning of "national" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NATIONAL

national  [ˈnæʃənəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NATIONAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
National can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NATIONAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

National

National may refer to: ▪ Nation or country ▪ Nationality ▪ A citizen or subject of a country; by inference, frequently a person who owes loyalty to a country but lacks full membership in it, a non-citizen resident ▪ National, a type of product or publication that is distributed across an entire nation, e.g., a national magazine Places ▪ National, Maryland, census-designated place ▪ National, Utah, ghost town ▪ National, West Virginia, unincorporated community Other uses ▪ National, a brand name of electronic goods from Panasonic ▪ National, a Welsh festival in Wales, England and North America ▪ Championnat National, French football league competition ▪ SK Nationalkameratene, Norwegian sports club ▪ TIL National, Norwegian sports club...

Definition of national in the English dictionary

The first definition of national in the dictionary is of, involving, or relating to a nation as a whole. Other definition of national is of, relating to, or characteristic of a particular nation. National is also nationalistic or patriotic.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NATIONAL


additional
əˈdɪʃənəl
antinational
ˌæntɪˈnæʃənəl
antirational
ˌæntɪˈræʃənəl
binational
ˌbaɪˈnæʃənəl
constitutional
ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl
hyperrational
ˌhaɪpəˈræʃənəl
international
ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl
intranational
ˌɪntrəˈnæʃənəl
irrational
ɪˈræʃənəl
multinational
ˌmʌltɪˈnæʃənəl
nonnational
ˌnɒnˈnæʃənəl
nonrational
nɒnˈræʃənəl
passional
ˈpæʃənəl
rational
ˈræʃənəl
subnational
sʌbˈnæʃənəl
subrational
sʌbˈræʃənəl
suprarational
ˌsuːprəˈræʃənəl
transnational
trænzˈnæʃənəl
ultranational
ˌʌltrəˈnæʃənəl
ultrarational
ˌʌltrəˈræʃənəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NATIONAL

nation-building
nation-state
national accounting
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
national agreement
national anthem
National Assembly
national assistance
national bank
National Bureau of Standards
National Coal Board
national code
National Convention
national costume
National Country Party
National Covenant
National Criminal Intelligence Service
National Curriculum
national debt
national dress

WORDS THAT END LIKE NATIONAL

conventional
dimensional
emotional
exceptional
functional
inspirational
institutional
occasional
occupational
operational
optional
organizational
personal
professional
promotional
recreational
regional
the National
the Second International
traditional
transitional

Synonyms and antonyms of national in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NATIONAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «national» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of national

Translation of «national» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NATIONAL

Find out the translation of national to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of national from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «national» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

国家的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nacional
570 millions of speakers

English

national
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

राष्ट्रीय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قَوّمِيٌّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

национальный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nacional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জাতীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

national
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nasional
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

national
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

国民の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

국가적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nasional
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc quốc gia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தேசிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राष्ट्रीय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ulusal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nazionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

narodowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

державний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

național
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εθνικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nasionale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nationell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nasjonal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of national

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NATIONAL»

The term «national» is very widely used and occupies the 906 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NATIONAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «national» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «national» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about national

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10 QUOTES WITH «NATIONAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word national.
1
Ashraf Barhom
When we attach ourselves to national identities, then we enter into a cycle of conflict. I didn't choose where I was born or who to be or what people would call me.
2
Evan Bayh
Baseball may be our national pastime, but the age-old tradition of taking a swing at Congress is a sport with even deeper historical roots in the American experience. Since the founding of our country, citizens from Ben Franklin to David Letterman have made fun of their elected officials.
3
Franz Beckenbauer
At least six Bayern players, who have won almost everything, are in the national squad.
4
E. F. Benson
Queen Victoria did not regard art, letters, or music as in any way springing from national character: they were something quite apart, elegant decorations resembling a scarf or a bracelet, and in no way expressive of the soul of the country.
5
Dennis C. Blair
Nothing is more important to national security and the making and conduct of good policy than timely, accurate, and relevant intelligence. Nothing is more critical to accurate and relevant intelligence than independent analysis.
6
Sepp Blatter
It's up to the national associations and their leagues to limit the entry of foreign players.
7
Bernhard von Bulow
But it is a law of life and development in history where two national civilizations meet they fight for ascendancy.
8
James Connolly
Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.
9
Tom Cotton
Ambition characterizes and distinguishes national officeholders from other kinds of human beings.
10
Marie Curie
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NATIONAL»

Discover the use of national in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to national and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Incarnadine: Poems
Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry * An NPR, Slate, Oregonian, Kansas City Star, Willamette Week, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year * Amazon's Best Book of the Year in Poetry 2013 * In Incarnadine, Mary Szybist ...
Mary Szybist, 2013
2
Salvage the Bones: A Novel
Winner of the 2011 National Book Award A hurricane is building over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the coastal town of Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, and Esch's father is growing concerned.
Jesmyn Ward, 2011
3
A Hologram for the King
In A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers takes us around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together in the face of the global economy's gale-force winds.
Dave Eggers, 2013
4
Just Kids
Scrappy, romantic, committed to create, and fueled by their mutual dreams and drives, they would prod and provide for one another during the hungry years. Just Kids begins as a love story and ends as an elegy.
Patti Smith, 2010
5
Inside National Health Reform
This indispensable guide to the Affordable Care Act, our new national health care law, lends an insider’s deep understanding of policy to a lively and absorbing account of the extraordinary—and extraordinarily ambitious—legislative ...
John E. McDonough, 2011
6
The Round House
Their quest takes them first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning.
Louise Erdrich, 2012
7
A National Crime: The Canadian Government and the ...
A National Crime shows that the residential system was chronically underfunded and often mismanaged, and documents in detail and how this affected the health, education, and well-being of entire generations of Aboriginal children.
John S. Milloy, 1999
8
National Health Systems of the World : Volume II: The ...
This is the companion to the comprehensive review of national health systems presented in Volume I. In that volume, the author analyzed the resources, organization, financing, management, and delivery of health services in 68 countries at ...
Los Angeles (Emeritus) Milton I. Roemer Professor of Health Services University of California, 1993
9
National Incident Management System: Principles and Practice
Developed and implemented by the United States Department of Homeland Security, the National Incident Management System (NIMS) outlines a comprehensive national approach to emergency management.
Hank T. Christen, Jr., Christian E. Callsen, Jr., Geoffrey Miller, 2011
10
The Unwinding
In The Unwinding, George Packer narrates the story of America over the past three decades, bringing to the task his empathy with people facing difficult challenges, his sharp eye for detail and a gift for weaving together engaging ...
George Packer, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NATIONAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term national is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Fire near Glacier National Park doubles in size
ST. MARY, Mont. — A fast-moving fire in thick timber fueled by brisk winds in Glacier National Park doubled in size Wednesday, sending ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
National Hot Dog Day 2015: Sonic, 7-Eleven, Krystal and others …
While Krystal is not offering any particular National Hot Dog Day specials today, guests may receive Pups for 99 cents with the purchase of any ... «AL.com, Jul 15»
3
10 fierce cocktails to celebrate National Tequila Day
Friday, July 24 is National Tequila Day. What better way to celebrate this auspicious day than with these 10 fierce and festive cocktails. «Fox News, Jul 15»
4
Glacier National Park Wildfire Forces Evacuations
(AP) — A fast-moving wildfire in Glacier National Park torched a car and forced tourists to abandon their rides on the Montana park's most ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
5
ArtsBeat | Employee Held in Paris National Library Theft
PARIS — The French police have detained a low-level employee of the National Library of France in connection with the disappearance of a ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
6
Gold Cup semifinals: Jamaica stuns the US men's national team
ATLANTA — For almost 25 years, the U.S. men's national soccer team has enjoyed a wealth of success at the CONCACAF Gold Cup. «Washington Post, Jul 15»
7
Tornado downs trees in Pike National Forest
The Devil's Head Fire Tower area of Pike National Forest is closed until ... The National Weather Service confirmed that it was caused by a ... «9NEWS.com, Jul 15»
8
Does a national food branding strategy make sense for Canada?
But while Canadian branding and agricultural experts believe an increased adoption of a national branding strategy for Canadian food exports ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
9
Cleveland overhauls protest rules in advance of GOP debate …
... in preparation for hosting next month's debate by Republican presidential candidates and next year's Republican National Convention. «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
10
Burundian Government Open to National Unity Government
A Burundian government spokesman said President Pierre Nkurunziza is committed to forming a national unity government after Tuesday's ... «Voice of America, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. National [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/national>. Jan 2020 ».
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