English adjective: national
|1.||national of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country|
A national landmark.
|2.||national limited to or in the interests of a particular nation|
Isolationism is a strictly national policy.
|3.||national concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country|
|Samples||The national government.|
Of national concern.
The national highway system.
|4.||national owned or maintained for the public by the national government|
|5.||national inside the country|
|Samples||The British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior.|
The nation's internal politics.
|Synonyms||home, interior, internal|
|6.||national characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation|
|Samples||A national trait.|
|7.||national of or relating to nationality|
English noun: national
|1.||national (person) a person who owes allegiance to that nation|
|Samples||A monarch has a duty to his subjects.|
|Broader (hypernym)||individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul|
|Narrower (hyponym)||citizen, compatriot, nationalist, patriot|
|Member meronym||country, land, nation|