non-national


non-national

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or maintained by a nation as an organized whole or independent political unit: national affairs.
  2. owned, preserved, or maintained by the federal government: a national wildlife refuge.
  3. peculiar or common to the whole people of a country: national customs.
  4. devoted to one’s own nation, its interests, etc.; patriotic: to stir up national pride.
  5. nationalist.
  6. concerning or encompassing an entire nation: a national radio network.
  7. limited to one nation.

noun

  1. a citizen or subject of a particular nation who is entitled to its protection: U.S. nationals living abroad.
  2. Often nationals. a national competition, tournament, or the like: We’re invited to Minneapolis for the nationals.
  3. a national company or organization.

adjective

  1. of, involving, or relating to a nation as a whole
  2. of, relating to, or characteristic of a particular nationthe national dress of Poland
  3. rare nationalistic or patriotic

noun

  1. a citizen or subject
  2. a national newspaper

noun

  1. the National short for the Grand National

adj.1590s, from Middle French national (from Old French nation), and also from nation + -al (1). As a noun, “citizen of a (particular) nation,” from 1887. National anthem first recorded 1819, in Shelley. Related: Nationally.

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