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1. national [ a ] of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
Examples: "national hero" "national anthem" "a national landmark"

Used in print:

(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)

Both , of_course , were remarkable feats and further embossed the fact that baseball rightfully is the national pastime .

(The New York Times,...)

Arnold_Palmer and Sam_Snead will be among those honored at the national awards dinner of the Metropolitan_Golf_Writers_Association tonight .


These gentlemen are calling_for a resumption of testing - in the atmosphere - on the greatest possible scale , all in_the_name_of national security .

A more dangerous formula for national frustration cannot be imagined .

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

This features the marching songs of several nations , recorded as though the various national bands were marching by your reviewing_stand .

Synonyms national Related Terms country state

2. national [ a ] limited to or in the interests of a particular nation
Examples: "national interests" "isolationism is a strictly national policy"

Used in print:

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

- liberal considers that the need for a national economy with controls that will assure his conception of social justice is so great that individual and local liberties as_well_as democratic processes may have to yield before it .

(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)

Our collective policies , group and national , are similarly based on voodoo , but here we often lack even the empirically successful rituals and are still engaged in determining them .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

We should spread the view that planning and national development are serious matters which call_for effort as_well_as enthusiasm .

Simultaneously we should be underlining the interrelationships of technical progress in various fields , showing how agricultural training can be introduced into education , how health affects labor productivity , how small business can benefit the rural farm community , and , above_all , how progress in each field relates to national progress .

They must continue to satisfy basic capital needs ; and there persists the dual problem of maintaining operational unity around a national program of modernization while simultaneously decentralizing participation in the program to wider and wider groups .

Synonyms national Related Terms international nationalist domestic

3. national [ a ] concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country
Examples: "the national government" "national elections" "of national concern" "the national highway system" "national forests"

Used in print:

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

Once , Andrus walked by it , hastily scanned the bold black headline and the five column lead of the article ( by Duane_Bosch , staff correspondent - age not given ) , and muttered : `` We a buncha national celebrities '' .

Synonyms national Related Terms local federal general

4. national [ a ] inside the country
Examples: "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior" "the nation's internal politics"

Used in print:

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

The_Office_of_Business_Economics ( OBE ) of the U.S._Department_of_Commerce provides basic measures of the national economy and current analysis of short-run changes in the economic situation and business outlook .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

Progress is impeded by psychological inhibitions to effective action among those in power and by a failure on their part to understand how local resources , human and material , can be mobilized to achieve the national goals of modernization already symbolically accepted .

Efforts such_as the Community_Development_Program in the Philippines have demonstrated that transitional societies can work toward balanced national development .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

The tendency to treat elections as an instrument of self-interest rather_than an instrument of national interest had two important effects on electoral planning in Morocco .

Synonyms national internal interior home Related Terms domestic

5. national [ a ] owned or maintained for the public by the national government
Examples: "national parks"

Used in print:

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

A stream which has all_of its watershed within a national forest or other lands under good conservation practices is less likely to be affected by pollution than one passing_through unrestricted logging or past an industrial area .

Just_as the national and state parks place emphasis on features which are of national or state significance , counties should seek_out these features which are distinctive of their area .

For_instance , a site adjoining other publicly owned lands , such as a national forest or a public road , may be desirable , whereas a site next to an industrial plant might_not .

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

Under this program , property sales specialists in the Small_Business_Administration regional offices help small business_concerns to locate Federal property for_sale and insure that small firms have the opportunity to bid competitively for surplus personal and real_property and certain natural_resources , including timber from the national forests .

Synonyms national Related Terms public

6. national [ n ] a person who owes allegiance to that nation
Examples: "a monarch has a duty to his subjects"

Used in print:

(Legislation on Foreign Relations. Committee on Foreign...)

The Commission shall , as soon as possible , and in the order of the making of such awards , certify to the Secretary_of_the_Treasury and to the Secretary_of_State copies of the awards made in favor of the Government of the United_States or of nationals of the United_States under this Title .

Nothing in the Title shall be construed as the assumption of any liability by the United_States for the payment or satisfaction , in whole or in part , of any claim on behalf of any national of the United_States against any foreign government .

Synonyms subject national Related Terms person citizen patriot compatriot nation

7. national [ a ] characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation
Examples: "a national trait"

Used in print:

(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)

This is , however , symptomatic_of our national malaise .

Synonyms national Related Terms nation

8. national [ a ] of or relating to nationality
Examples: "national origin"

Synonyms national Related Terms nationality

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