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nation

Pronunciation: /ˈneɪʃn/

Translation of nation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (people) nación (feminine) the British nation los británicos, la nación británica 1.2 (country) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) nación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • We cannot allow ourselves to be dependent on other nations, history has taught us that.
    • The sooner we can distance ourselves from these artificial things known as nations the better.
    • We are after all talking about the richest, most powerful nation on Earth.

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