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1. national

adjective. ['ˈnæʃənəl, ˈnæʃnəl'] limited to or in the interests of a particular nation.

Synonyms

  • domestic
  • nationalistic

Antonyms

  • international
  • loser
  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • nationalis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with National

  • rational

Example sentences of the word national


1. Adjective
For members of religious communities, spiritual community can be as important as membership in society or national identity.

Quotes containing the word national


1. There is something uniquely depressing about the fact that the National Portrait Gallery's version of the Barack Obama 'Hope' poster previously belonged to a pair of lobbyists. Depressing because Mr. Obama's Washington was not supposed to be the lobbyists' Washington, the place we learned to despise during the last administration.
- Thomas Frank

2. In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.
- Julia Child

3. If there's a golf course in heaven, I hope it's like Augusta National. I just don't want an early tee time.
- Gary Player

2. national

adjective. ['ˈnæʃənəl, ˈnæʃnəl'] concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country.

Antonyms

  • adult

Etymology

  • nationalis (Latin)

3. national

adjective. ['ˈnæʃənəl, ˈnæʃnəl'] inside the country.

Synonyms

  • home
  • interior
  • internal

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • nationalis (Latin)

4. national

adjective. ['ˈnæʃənəl, ˈnæʃnəl'] owned or maintained for the public by the national government.

Antonyms

  • worker

Etymology

  • nationalis (Latin)

5. national

noun. ['ˈnæʃənəl, ˈnæʃnəl'] a person who owes allegiance to that nation.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • citizen
  • subject
  • land
  • compatriot
  • nationalist
  • person
  • individual
  • nation
  • country
  • patriot
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person
  • follower

Etymology

  • nationalis (Latin)
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