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Engelsk navneord: nation

1. nation (om gruppe) a politically organized body of people under a single government


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe state has elected a new president.
African nations.
Students who had come to the nation's capitol.
The country's largest manufacturer.
An industrialized land.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)body politic, commonwealth, country, land, res publica, state


Mindre specifikke termerpolitical entity, political unit


Mere specifikke termerally, city state, city-state, commonwealth country, developing country, Dominion, foreign country, great power, major power, power, Reich, renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state, sea power, superpower, suzerain, world power


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerEelam, Tamil Eelam


Omfatter disse specifikke termerestate, estate of the realm, the three estates

2. nation (om gruppe) the people who live in a nation or country


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA statement that sums up the nation's mood.
The news was announced to the nation.
The whole country worshipped him.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)country, land


Mindre specifikke termerpeople


Mere specifikke termerBritish, British people, Brits, Dutch, Dutch people, English, English people, French, French people, Irish, Irish people, Spanish, Spanish people, Swiss, Swiss people


Tilhører disse specifikke termernational, subject

3. Nation (om person) United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Carry Amelia Moore Nation, Carry Nation


Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerdry, prohibitionist

4. nation (om gruppe) a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Shawnee nation.


Mindre specifikke termerconfederacy, confederation, federation


Mere specifikke termerfederation of tribes, tribe


Overordnet (geografisk) regionAmerica, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA









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