Translation of national in Spanish:
adjective→ National Book Award
- 1.1 (of country) our national anthemthey were wearing their national costume onational dressnuestro himno nacionalthe national debtllevaban sus trajes típicos1.2 (not local, regional)la deuda nacional(news/team/organization)(campaign/reputation)they plan to go nationala nivel nacionaltienen intención de empezar a operar a escala or a nivel nacionalExample sentences
- The two-hour show was televised on the national network so the whole country could watch.
- The national team turns the whole country orange and has a massive appeal to the fans.
- But the underlining issue is the coverage the game as a whole receives from national media.
- foreign nationalsciudadano, (-na) (masculine, feminine)los ciudadanos extranjerosExample sentences
- Children of foreign nationals born prior to this date automatically received Irish citizenship.
- This status affords less legal protection than foreign nationals would receive in China.
- The outbreak of war also meant he had to return to Russia, as he was a foreign national in Germany.
Cultural Note: National Book Award
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