nation-state


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na·tion-state

(nā′shən-stāt′)
n.
A political unit consisting of an autonomous state inhabited predominantly by a people sharing a common culture, history, and language.

nation-state

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an independent state inhabited by all the people of one nation and one nation only

na′tion-state`



n.
a sovereign state inhabited by a fairly homogeneous group of people who share a feeling of common nationality.
[1915–20]
Translations

nation-state

[ˈneɪʃənˈsteɪt] Nestado-nación m

nation-state

[ˈneɪʃənsteɪt] nstato-nazione m
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Since prior constitutional agreements of the EU required the new constitution to be approved by all 25 European Union members, debate raged about the effects of this constitution on the sovereignty of each nation-state [15].
In the Space of Theory: Postfoundational Geographies of the Nation-State
Although human migration has existed throughout human history, immigration in the modern sense refers to movement of people from one nation-state to another.
For example, as warfare shifts from the nation-state model to conflict with and between non-state actors, the criterion of legitimate authority, which has traditionally conferred the power to wage war upon heads of state, is called into question.
This means a lot of our cozy concepts about geography must be discarded, the most obsolete of these is the nation-state.
Richard Lee Hough seems well prepared for this concise study of the nation-state and its connection to both international institutions and the growing U.S.
The relevant abstraction, however, was not so much the formal concept of rights as the formal concept of nation-state sovereignty.
In more recent times, violently and painfully, the specifically modern institution of the nation-state has emerged.
HAIFA, Wednesday, March 13, 2019 (WAFA) - Adalah -- The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel called on the United Nations Human Rights Council today to condemn Israel's Jewish Nation-State Law, according to an Adalah press release.
In Beyond the Nation-State, Dmitry Shumsky argues that, like Jabotinsky, an entire cast of mainstream Zionist leaders and thinkers envisioned the future Jewish state in Palestine as either binational or part of a larger multinational framework.
Hollywood actress Natalie Portman has called Israel's nation-state law "racist" in an interview with BBC while promoting her new film Vox Lux.
To be protected from violence by the nation-state is to be exposed to the violence wielded by the nation-state, so to rely on the nation-state for protection from violence is precisely to exchange one potential violence for another.

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