Part of speech:
Of or relating to the central government of a federation as distinct from the governments of its member units.
Of or concerned with government, the state, or politics
(Finance) Of or having to do with the economy or finances of a national government
Of, for, or characteristic of occasions of great ceremony; formal; ceremonial
Offering material aid, counseling services, group recreational activities, etc. to those who need it; of or engaged in welfare work
Of or relating to the structure, organization, or functioning of society.
(Archaic) Relating to, or promoting, a policy, especially a national policy; well-devised; adapted to its end, whether right or wrong; said of things.
Of, relating to, or belonging to a city, a citizen, or citizenship; municipal or civil.
Of or relating to citizens and their interrelations with one another or with the state:
Of or relating to a community.
Used as an intensive:
According to the standard of weights and measures set by British law and used in Great Britain, Canada, and some other countries
Being a member of a particular ethnic group, especially belonging to a national group by heritage or culture but residing outside its national boundaries:
Of, relating to, or located in the interior part of a country or region:
Of or relating to the domestic affairs of a nation, group, or business.
Operative throughout a nation
Involving, existing between, or connecting two or more states.
Occurring or accepted widely:
Extensive; comprehensive; thoroughgoing
A member of a state or nation, esp. one with a republican form of government, who owes allegiance to it by birth or naturalization and is entitled to full civil rights
The main theme or melody of a musical composition or movement, esp., the opening theme in a fugue
One that inhabits a place, especially as a permanent resident:
One born in or connected with a place by birth:
Throughout a whole country; nationwide:
Of or relating to a country's internal affairs:
Having the qualities of something made in the home
Of the inner nature of a person or thing; private, secret, etc.
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