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nation

  
  
commonwealth, community, country, people, population, race, realm, society, state, tribe  
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nation

  
  ( nations    plural  )
1       n-count   A nation is an individual country considered together with its social and political structures.  
Such policies would require unprecedented cooperation between nations..., The Arab nations agreed to meet in Baghdad.     
2       n-sing   Thenation is sometimes used to refer to all the people who live in a particular country.     (JOURNALISM)  
It was a story that touched the nation's heart.     


nation-building     
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.     
nation-state        ( nation-states    plural  ) , nation state   A nation-state is an independent state which consists of people from one particular national group.      n-count  
Albania is a small nation state of around 3 million people.     

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nationless adj.
without nationality or nations
the chambers dictionnary 10th edition.

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n.
concert des nations ; communauté des nations
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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
neologism ... created on some blog
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abbr. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. UNESCO.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNESCO
Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace,the eradication of poverty,sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education,the sciences,culture,communication and information
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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF
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