Associations to the word «National»


NATIONAL, adjective. Of or having to do with a nation.
NATIONAL, adjective. (by extension) Of or having to do with a country (sovereign state).
NATIONAL, noun. A subject of a nation.
NATIONAL, noun. (usually in the plural) A tournament in which participants from all over the nation compete.
NATIONAL ACADEMIES, noun. Plural of national academy
NATIONAL ACADEMY, noun. A body, usually operating with state financial support and approval, that co-ordinates the activities of research in (nearly always) the sciences and (sometimes) other disciplines.
NATIONAL AIRLINE, noun. Flag carrier (A transportation company, such as a shipping or airline company, that is registered in a given state)
NATIONAL ANTHEM, noun. The official song of a nation or country, generally of a patriotic nature and played at events to celebrate or honor the nation.
NATIONAL ANTHEMS, noun. Plural of national anthem
NATIONAL ARCHIVE, noun. A place for storing materials relating to the history of a nation, usually operated by the government of that nation.
NATIONAL ARCHIVES, noun. Plural of national archive
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, proper noun. (politics) (government) national legislature
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, proper noun. (Canada) provincial legislature of Quebec
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, noun. A national legislature.
NATIONAL BOURGEOISIE, noun. (Marxism) а section of an indigenous entrepreneurial class interested in an independent political and economic development of the country
NATIONAL CONVENTION, noun. (US) (politics) A meeting of the major figures in a political party to outline a party platform, set party rules, select a nominee for president as well as rally supporters.
NATIONAL CONVENTION, proper noun. (historical) A constitutional and legislative assembly holding executive power during the French Revolution.
NATIONAL CONVENTIONS, noun. Plural of national convention
NATIONAL COSTUME, noun. Clothing of a particular style and colours worn to represent a country at international events, or as part of national celebrations.
NATIONAL COSTUMES, noun. Plural of national costume
NATIONAL COURT, noun. A court of an individual nation or state
NATIONAL COURTS, noun. Plural of national court
NATIONAL DAY, noun. A day marking a country's establishment as a sovereign entity, typically a celebration of its independence, revolution or former ruler.
NATIONAL DEBT, noun. (economics) Any money owed by the government of a nation.
NATIONAL EMBLEM, noun. The official emblem that represents a nation.
NATIONAL EMBLEMS, noun. Plural of national emblem
NATIONAL EPIC, noun. An epic poem or similar work which seeks or is believed to capture and express the essence or spirit of a particular nation.
NATIONAL EPICS, noun. Plural of national epic
NATIONAL GRID, noun. An electricity transmission network servicing a whole country.
NATIONAL HOLIDAY, noun. A statutory holiday enacted by a country to commemorate the country itself.
NATIONAL HOLIDAY, noun. A public holiday.
NATIONAL HOLIDAYS, noun. Plural of national holiday
NATIONAL INTEREST, noun. An economic, military, or cultural goal of a country.
NATIONAL INTERESTS, noun. Plural of national interest
NATIONAL LEAGUE, proper noun. (baseball) The older of the two professional baseball leagues within Major League Baseball.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION, proper noun. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a federal government agency dedicated to scientifically studying the oceans and atmosphere. The NOAA is a part of the Department of Commerce.
NATIONAL PARK, noun. An area of land reserved by the national government for recreational use.
NATIONAL PARKS, noun. Plural of national park
NATIONAL REVIVAL, noun. A period of romantic nationalism in some European nations.
NATIONAL REVIVALS, noun. Plural of national revival
NATIONAL SECURITY, noun. The safety of a country as managed through the exercise of economic and political power, intelligence agencies and diplomacy.
NATIONAL SERVICE, noun. Compulsory service in the armed forces; conscription
NATIONAL SOCIALISM, noun. The ideology of Adolf Hitler's NSDAP (National Socialist German Workers' Party), including a Führer's totalitarian government, ethnic nationalism, nationalist territorial expansion (Lebensraum) and state control of the (war) economy.
NATIONAL SOCIALISM, noun. The ideology of any other patriotic socialist party unconnected with Nazism.
NATIONAL SOCIALISTS, noun. Plural of National Socialist
NATIONAL SUPREMACIES, noun. Plural of national supremacy
NATIONAL SUPREMACY, noun. A perceived superiority based on nationality or ethnicity.
NATIONAL SUPREMACY, noun. The belief that a particular nation is inherently superior to others.
NATIONAL TREASURE, noun. A person, place, or object that is deemed to be of value to an entire nation, usually due to its cultural significance.
NATIONAL TREASURES, noun. Plural of national treasure

Dictionary definition

NATIONAL, noun. A person who owes allegiance to that nation; "a monarch has a duty to his subjects".
NATIONAL, adjective. Of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country; "national hero"; "national anthem"; "a national landmark".
NATIONAL, adjective. Limited to or in the interests of a particular nation; "national interests"; "isolationism is a strictly national policy".
NATIONAL, adjective. Concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country; "the national government"; "national elections"; "of national concern"; "the national highway system"; "national forests".
NATIONAL, adjective. Owned or maintained for the public by the national government; "national parks".
NATIONAL, adjective. Inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics".
NATIONAL, adjective. Characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation; "a national trait".
NATIONAL, adjective. Of or relating to nationality; "national origin".

Wise words

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