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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.

Synonyms For Nationality

citizenship, nation, people, country, community

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Nationality. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
August 16, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Nationality. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: August 16, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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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

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