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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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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)

6. debt

noun. ['ˈdɛt'] the state of owing something (especially money).

Synonyms

  • liability
  • indebtedness

Antonyms

  • good
  • advantage
  • strong point

Etymology

  • dett (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. debt

noun. ['ˈdɛt'] money or goods or services owed by one person to another.

Synonyms

  • debt ceiling
  • debt limit
  • arrears
  • loan
  • installment debt
  • score
  • national debt
  • bad debt
  • public debt
  • principal

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • deficit
  • lead
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • dett (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. debt

noun. ['ˈdɛt'] an obligation to pay or do something.

Antonyms

  • borrow

Etymology

  • dett (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word national-debt


1. Noun Phrase
After World War I, Congress members saw how wartime spending raised the national debt and thought they needed more control over government expenditures.

2. Noun Phrase
By the end of 2012 the national debt had surpassed $16 trillion and was growing at more than $2.5 billion per day

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