Definition of 'nation-state'
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The financial crisis has seen many of the old rules peremptorily torn up by nation states. Times, Sunday Times (2013)History provides meaning as much to companies and to nation states as to clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Democracy alone has been confined to the nation state. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)
They had constructed a complex market economy and created a powerful nation-state. America Past and Present (1995)
Trends of 'nation-state'
Used Occasionally. nation state is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'nation-state'
British English: nation-state NOUN
A nation-state is an independent state which consists of people from one particular national group.
It is a small nation state of around 3 million people.
Definition of nation-state from the Collins English Dictionary
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