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noun nationality pronunciation in British English /ˌnæʃəˈnæləti/
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singularnationality
pluralnationalities
  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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