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nationalist

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noun na·tion·al·ist \-list\

Definition of nationalist

  1. 1 :  an advocate of or believer in nationalism

  2. 2 :  a member of a political party or group advocating national independence or strong national government

Examples of nationalist in a sentence

  1. <a staunch nationalist who favored any policy that would give the country more power in the international arena>

1715

First Known Use of nationalist

1715


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nationalist

adjective na·tion·al·ist

Definition of nationalist

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or advocating nationalism

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being a political group advocating or associated with nationalism

Examples of nationalist in a sentence

  1. The country's Nationalist Party won the election.

  2. <a nationalist rant against the immigrants supposedly flooding the country>

1884

First Known Use of nationalist

1884


NATIONALIST Defined for English Language Learners

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nationalist

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noun na·tion·al·ist \-list\

Definition of nationalist for English Language Learners

  • : a supporter of or believer in nationalism

  • : a member of a political group that wants to form a separate and independent nation


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nationalist

adjective na·tion·al·ist

Definition of nationalist for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to nationalism

  • : of or relating to a political group that wants to form a separate and independent nation


NATIONALIST Defined for Kids

nationalist

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noun na·tion·al·ist \ˈna-shə-nə-list\

Definition of nationalist for Students

  1. :  a person who believes that his or her country is better and more important than other countries



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