Translation of national in Spanish:
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- 1.1 (of country) nacional our national anthem nuestro himno nacional they were wearing their national costume onational dress llevaban sus trajes típicos the national debt la deuda nacional 1.2 (not local, regional) [news/team/organization] nacional; [campaign/reputation] a nivel nacional they plan to go national tienen 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.
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Spain's 1978 Constitution granted areas of competence competencias to each of the autonomous regions it created. It also established that these could be modified by agreements, called estatutos de autonomía or just estatutos, between central government and each of the autonomous regions. The latter do not affect the competencias of central government which controls the army, etc. For example, Navarre, the Basque Country and Catalonia have their own police forces and health services, and collect taxes on behalf of central government. Navarre has its own civil law system, fueros, and can levy taxes which are different to those in the rest of Spain. In 2006, Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia renegotiated their estatutos. The Catalan Estatut was particularly contentious.