Define: Nationality

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Definition: Nationality


Quick Summary of Nationality


The state of being a citizen of a particular country.



What is the dictionary definition of Nationality?

Dictionary Definition


  1. Membership of a particular nation or state, by origin, birth, naturalization, ownership, allegiance or otherwise.
  2. National, i.e. ethnic and/or cultural, character or identity.
  3. A people sharing a common origin, culture and/or language, and possibly constituting a nation-state.
  4. Political existence, independence or unity as a national entity.
  5. Nationalism or patriotism.

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Synonyms For Nationality


citizenship, nation, people, country, community


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Nationality are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 31st December 2019.