UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnæʃənəl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈnæʃənəl, ˈnæʃnəl/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(nashə nl, nashnəl)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a national [company, organization, charity]
  2. the National Association of
  3. the National Institute for
  4. the National [Film, Sports, Fashion] Academy
  5. the national [song, anthem, hymn, bird, flower, flag]
  6. the [French] national anthem
  7. a national [landmark, heritage site, monument]
  8. a national [league, division, competition, tournament]
  9. a national [newspaper, daily, magazine, publication]
  10. national [laws, limits, customs, traditions, pride]
  11. a national [concern, doubt, affair, problem]
  12. a threat to (our) national security
  13. a national [radio, television, rail] network
  14. [damaged, boosted, stirred up] national pride
  15. [football, soccer, baseball] is the national sport
  16. [became, is, was treated as] a national hero
  17. [visit, preserve, promote] national parks
  18. national and [regional, local, international]
  1. [rules, regulations] regarding foreign nationals
  2. is a foreign national
  3. is an [American] national
  4. is a national of [Ireland]
  5. [American] nationals living abroad
  6. [American] nationals living in [Ireland]
  7. applied to become a [Spanish, British] national
  8. foreign nationals have [the same, equal] rights (to)
  9. legal [aid, protection] for foreign nationals
  10. [writes, edits] for one of the nationals
  11. was on the [front, back] page of all the nationals
  12. UK: won the Grand National
  13. foreign national [workers, employees]
n as adj
  1. foreign-national [workers, employees]
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