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na•tion•al•i•ty(ˌnæʃ əˈnæl ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties for 1,2,5,6.
You use nationality to say what country someone legally belongs to. For example, you say that someone 'has Belgian nationality'.
Don't use 'nationality' to talk about things. Don't say, for example, that something 'has Swedish nationality'. You say that it comes from Sweden or was made in Sweden.
|Noun||1.||nationality - people having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation; "immigrants of the same nationality often seek each other out"; "such images define their sense of nationality"|
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
|2.||nationality - the status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization|
she took/adopted French nationality → adquirió/adoptó la nacionalidad or ciudadanía francesa