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national  

  ( nationals    plural  )
1       adj   National means relating to the whole of a country or nation rather than to part of it or to other nations.  
usu ADJ n  
Ruling parties have lost ground in national and local elections., ...major national and international issues.     
  nationally      adv   ADV with v, ADV adj  
...a nationally televised speech..., Duncan Campbell is nationally known for his investigative work.     
2       adj   National means typical of the people or customs of a particular country or nation.  
ADJ n  
...the national characteristics and history of the country..., Baseball is the national pastime.     
3       n-count   You can refer to someone who is legally a citizen of a country as a national of that country.  
usu adj N   (=citizen)  
...a Sri-Lankan-born British national.     


gross national product        ( gross national products    plural  ) A country's gross national product is the total value of all the goods it has produced and the services it has provided in a particular year, including its income from investments in other countries.     (BUSINESS)      n-var   (=GNP)  
national anthem        ( national anthems    plural  ) A national anthem is a nation's official song which is played or sung on public occasions.      n-count   usu sing  
National Curriculum     
The National Curriculum is the course of study that most school pupils in England and Wales are meant to follow between the ages of 5 and 16.      n-proper   the N  
national government        ( national governments    plural  ) A national government is a government with members from more than one political party, especially one that is formed during a crisis.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-count   usu sing  
National Guard        ( National Guards    plural  ) In the United States, theNational Guard is a military force within an individual state, which can become part of the national army if there is a war or emergency.      n-count   usu the N  
...the leader of the Arkansas National Guard.     
National Guardsman        ( National Guardsmen    plural  ) A National Guardsman is a member of the National Guard in the United States.      n-count  
National Health Service     
In Britain, theNational Health Service is the state system for providing medical care. It is paid for by taxes.      n-proper   the N   (=NHS)  
An increasing number of these treatments are now available on the National Health Service.     
national insurance     
In Britain, national insurance is the state system of paying money to people who are ill, unemployed, or retired. It is financed by money that the government collects from people who work, or from their employers.     (BUSINESS)      n-uncount  
national park        ( national parks    plural  ) A national park is a large area of land which is protected by the government because of its natural beauty, plants, or animals, and which the public can usually visit.      n-count; n-in-names   oft in names after n  
...the Masai Mara game reserve and Amboseli national park.     
national service     
National service is service in the armed forces, which young people in certain countries have to do by law.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-uncount   (=military service)  
Banks spent his national service in the Royal Navy.     
in AM, use selective service     
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exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
id.
damn it!
Rats! I will be late to the meeting.
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
exp.
it's ready!
or "dinner's ready!"; "lunch is ready!"; "breakfast's ready!"
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
exp.
consider that two parties don't owe anything to each other
exp.
ça craint! ; c'est nul!
[Arg.];[Slang]
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
adj.
the decision is yours
exp.
phrase meant to emphasize the speaker's self-assurance
syn.: you can bet on it; trust me; you can count on it; I'm telling you...
exp.
It is healthy to laugh
[US]
exp.
something is easy to do
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
n.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
n.
unconventional monetary policy used by central banks to stimulate the national economy when conventional monetary policy has become ineffective.
n.
device that holds a book while reading it
exp.
reach an extreme point or an upper limit; exhaust all options or resources
exp.
go to the extreme; do everything that could be done; exhaust all possibilities and resources
n.
Materialistic concept neonewtonist. In its measures, this variation of length of traveled route (by unit of time) by a group of photons ( φ is the initial of photons) - the light signal - is equal to what is collectively called " radial velocity". It distinguishes itself from it in its gnoseology.
Phys. Concept before 2007 The redshift indicates the phi-speed of a star. But do not give the immediate knowledge of its absolute speed.
adj.
when a shop is boarded up, it means it is no longer in business and that wooden planks have been nailed over its windows.
one in seven shops in the UK are boarded up
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'

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