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- IPA(key): /ˌnæʃ.əˈnæl.ɪ.ti/, /ˌnæʃ.ˈnæl.ɪ.ti/, /-ˈnæl.ə.ti/, /-ˈnæl.ti/
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- Hyphenation: na‧tion‧al‧i‧ty, na‧tion‧al‧ity
nationality (plural nationalities)
- (now rare) National, i.e. ethnic and/or cultural, character or identity. [from 17th c.]
- 1968, Sayyid Jamāl ad-Dīn, “Answer of Jamāl ad-Dīn to Renan”, in Nikki R. Keddie, translated by Nikki R. Keddie, An Islamic Response to Imperialism, University of California Press, →LCCN, page 185:
- […] permit me to say that the Harranians were Arabs and that the Arabs in occupying Spain and Andalusia did not lose their nationality; they remained Arabs. […] The fact that they preserved their former religion, Sabaeanism, does not mean they should be considered foreign to the Arab nationality.
- (now rare) Nationalism or patriotism. [from 18th c.]
- 1791, James Boswell, Life of Johnson, Oxford, published 2008, page 599:
- ‘You are, to be sure, wonderfully free from that nationality: but so it happens, that you employ the only Scotch shoe-black in London.’
- National origin or identity; legal membership of a particular nation or state, by origin, birth, naturalization, ownership, allegiance or otherwise. [from 18th c.]
- By living in the country for five years, you are entitled to get nationality.
- Stefi was born in Spain to a Brazilian father and a Chilean mother, so is eligible for three nationalities.
- Please include your nationality on the form.
- A people sharing a common origin, culture and/or language, and possibly constituting a nation-state. [from 19th c.]
- (obsolete) Political existence, independence or unity as a national entity. [19th c.]
- (membership of a nation or state): affiliation, allegiance, ancestry, citizenship, descent, enfranchisement, ethnicity, national status, naturalization, origin, parentage, race, residence, status
- (national character or identity): ancestry, color, colour, ethnicity, identity, origin
- (a people): clan, confederation, cultural group, culture, denomination, ethnic group, ethnicity, faith, group, nation, people, persuasion, race, sect, tribe
- (political existence as a national entity): autarchy, autonomy, freedom, independence, liberty, nationhood, self-determination, self-government, self-rule, separation, sovereignty
- (nationalism): nationalism, patriotic sentiment, patriotism,
- nation, national, nationalise, nationalism, nationalist, nationalistic, nationalize
membership of a nation or state
national character or identity
people belonging to a nation or state
political existence as a national entity
nationalism — see nationalism
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.
Translations to be checked: "citizenship"