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* enPR: nā'shən, IPA(key): /ˈneɪʃən/ * Rhymes: -eɪʃən

  • enPR: nā'shən, IPA(key): /ˈneɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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From Middle English _nation_, _nacioun_ from Old French _nation_, _nacion_, from Latin _nationem_, accusative of _natio, (g)natio_ (“nation, race, birth”) from _(g)natus_, past participle stem of _(g)nasci_. Displaced native Middle English _theode, thede_ (“nation”) (from Old English _þēod_), Middle English _burthe_ (“birth, nation, race, nature”), Middle English _leod, leode, lede_ (“people, race”) (from Old English _lēod_). NOUN NATION (_plural_ NATIONS) * An historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity and/or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture. _The Roma are a NATION without a country._ _The Kurdish people constitute a NATION in the Middle East_ * (international law) A sovereign state. _Though legally single NATIONS, many states comprise several distinct cultural or ethnic groups._ * (chiefly historical) An association of students based on their birthplace or ethnicity. syn. _Once widespread across Europe in medieval times, NATIONS are now largely restricted to the ancient universities of Sweden and Finland._ * (obsolete) A great number; a great deal. _a NATION of herbs_ (Can we find and add a quotation of Sterne to this entry?) USAGE NOTES * (British) Following the establishment of the Scottish and Welsh parliaments, England, Scotland and Wales are normally considered distinct nations. Application of the term _nation_ to the United Kingdom as a whole is deprecated in most style guides, including the BBC, most newspapers and in UK Government publications. Northern Ireland, being of less clear legal status, generally remains a province. SYNONYMS * (nationality, people group, race or kindred): thede * (an association of students): student nation DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO

From Middle English nation, nacioun from Old French nation, nacion, from Latin nationem, accusative of natio, (g)natio (nation, race, birth) from (g)natus, past participle stem of (g)nasci. Displaced native Middle English theode, thede (nation) (from Old English þēod), Middle English burthe (birth, nation, race, nature), Middle English leod, leode, lede (people, race) (from Old English lēod).

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nation (plural nations)

  1. An historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity and/or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.
    The Roma are a nation without a country.
    The Kurdish people constitute a nation in the Middle East
  2. (international law) A sovereign state.
    Though legally single nations, many states comprise several distinct cultural or ethnic groups.
  3. (chiefly historical) An association of students based on their birthplace or ethnicity. syn.
    Once widespread across Europe in medieval times, nations are now largely restricted to the ancient universities of Sweden and Finland.
  4. (obsolete) A great number; a great deal.
    a nation of herbs
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sterne to this entry?)
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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Probably short for _damnation_. NOUN NATION * (rare) Damnation. ADVERB NATION * (rare, dialectal) Extremely; very * Mark Twain: I'm NATION sorry for you.

Probably short for damnation.

Noun

nation

  1. (rare) Damnation.

Adverb

nation

  1. (rare, dialectal) Extremely; very

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* "Notable and Quotable," _Merriam Webster Online Newsletter_ (November, 2005) [1] (as accessed on December 23, 2005).

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* anoint, Tonian

Dont le dans la catégorieFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

Borrowed from Latin _nationem_, accusative singular of _natio_.

Borrowed from Latin nationem, accusative singular of natio.

Dont le dans la catégorieFRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

NATION

nation

Dont le dans la catégorieFRENCH - ANAGRAMS
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French - Anagrams

* tonnai

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* “nation” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Dont le dans la catégorieMIDDLE FRENCH - NOUN
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Middle French - Noun

NATION

nation

Dont le dans la catégorieSWEDISH - NOUN
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Swedish - Noun

NATION

nation


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