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nation

noun captive nation, commonweal, commonwealth, confederation, county, developed nation, dominion, kingdom, land, nationality, possession, power, province, realm, territory
Associated concepts: comity, free trade, international law
See also: nationality, polity, populace, population, public, state
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The aim of the current study is to provide several theoretical and practical implications by investigating the effect of distorted media coverage and nationalistic sentiments on consumers' responses.
If we put aside the nationalistic and religious rhetoric in our political life, then democratic groups can present alternatives for the people to choose from.
US politicians say that a ban on expressing nationalistic sentiments would infringe freedom of speech.
The police responded to the ruling by saying that there is no doubt that the terrorist acted for nationalistic reasons.
He went on: "I'm surprised (British) people are not as nationalistic as they could be to protect jobs.
May I suggest to whoever is running Plaid Cymru at the moment that if they ever want to become as powerful as the Scottish nationalists they should root out republicans in the party who spew forth anti royalist venom and endanger the very being of Plaid becoming a ruling nationalistic party.
Playing on the Symphony Hall stage where he made his concerto debut at the age of 12, Birmingham-born (and still occasionally domiciled) Philip Fisher here embraces piano music composed by the 19thcentury nationalistic "Mighty Handful" of Russian composers.
Aside from the name "Macedonia", he speaks also about the geographic qualifier, the nationalistic heating up of conflict situations and the abuse of the issue for political popularity.
Much of the pageantry of the occasion was enjoyed by millions as a celebration of English/British nationalistic pride.
Radio stations in Benghazi broadcast Voice of the Arabs-style morale boosting nationalistic messages aimed at the youth between nationalistic Arabic songs associated with the independence movements in Palestine, Lebanon and Egypt that have become symbolic in the entire region.
Summary: A Turkish television series at the centre of a diplomatic row with Israel, the Valley of the Wolves, is a long-running ratings hit which has drawn criticism for being too nationalistic and violent.
In recent years, some Japanese prime ministers have exhibited a nationalistic tendency, particularly in their foreign policies.