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[ˈneɪʃnˌwaɪd] adj & advsu scala nazionale


(ˈneiʃən) noun
1. a group of people living in a particular country, forming a single political and economic unit.
2. a large number of people who share the same history, ancestors, culture etc (whether or not they all live in the same country). the Jewish nation.
national (ˈnӕʃənəl) adjective
of or belonging to a particular nation. national government; national pride.
ˈnationally adverb
ˈnationalism (ˈnӕ-) noun
1. a sense of pride in the history, culture, achievements etc of one's nation.
2. the desire to bring the people of one's nation together under their own government.
ˈnationalist (ˈnӕ-) noun
ˌnationaˈlistic adjective
nationality (nӕʃəˈnӕləti) plural natioˈnalities noun
(the state of belonging to) a particular nation. `What nationality are you?' `I'm German'; You can see (people of) many nationalities in London.
ˈnationalize, ˈnationalise (ˈnӕ-) verb
to make (especially an industry) the property of the nation as a whole rather than the property of an individual.
ˌnationaliˈzation, ˌnationaliˈsation noun
national anthem
a nation's official song or hymn.
national service
in some countries, a period of compulsory service in the armed forces.
ˌnation-ˈwide adjective, adverb
(happening etc) throughout the whole nation. a nation-wide broadcast; They travelled nation-wide.
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Geographical Location:Cook Islands - Nation-wide; Kiribati - Nation-wide; Marshall Islands - Nation-wide; Micronesia, Federated States of - Nation-wide; Nauru - Nation-wide; Palau - Nation-wide; Samoa - Nation-wide; Solomon Islands - Nation-wide; Tonga - Nation-wide; Tuvalu - Nation-wide; Vanuatu - Nation-wide
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A nation-wide drive to raise awareness about illegal immigration has been launched in the UAE.
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More than 200 people representing the People's Academy, Nation-Wide Kurultay (Assembly) and Council of Aksakals (male elders) rally outside the Parliament building in Bishkek demanded to change the Constitution of Kyrgyzstan.
Tens of thousands of Polish protesters demanded higher wages and more help for the unemployed in nation-wide rallies aimed at piling pressure on the government ahead of elections in the autumn.
KARACHI, March 04, 2011 (Frontier Star): The State Bank of Pakistan has allowed NRSP Micro finance Bank to commence business as a nation-wide micro finance bank.
Summary: Milan, June 05, 2010, SPA -- The association representing Italian magistrates and state prosecutors announced Saturday a series of protests culminating in a July 1 nation-wide strike against proposed pay cuts, dpa reported.
After the meeting Uma Bharti said she would launch a nation-wide awareness campaign for her release, currently undergoing traditional treatment.

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