nation-building meaning, nation-building definition | English Cobuild dictionary



Journalists sometimes use nation-building to refer to government policies that are designed to create a strong sense of national identity.     (JOURNALISM)      n-uncount   oft N n  
...calling for reconciliation and nation building after the bitter election campaign..., This revolutionary expansion required energetic nation-building policies.     
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a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
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concert des nations ; communauté des nations
UNO, United Nations, UN. abbr. The United Nations is an international organization whose stated aims include promoting and facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, ...
without nationality or nations
the chambers dictionnary 10th edition.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees also known as The UN Refugee Agency is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.
In more than six decades, UNHCR has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes.
an urban photography trend consisting in taking the pics from the top (and usually the edge) of high buildings
(Abbreviation) World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger. WFP is part of the United Nations system and is voluntarily funded.
WFP is funded entirely by voluntary donations.


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