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noun nationality pronunciation in British English /ˌnæʃəˈnæləti/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the legal status of being a citizen of a particular country
    British/American/German nationality
    dual nationality (=belonging to two countries): Both their children had dual nationality.
  2. 2
    [countable] a group of people who have the same race, language, or culture
    There may be as many as 20 different nationalities in a school.


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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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