Definition of 'patriotic'
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Supporting her is his patriotic duty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Supporting her is his patriotic duty. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We see it as our duty as patriotic citizens to make sure he hears our protests. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There were jeers from the patriotic crowd. The Sun (2012)There is no need to stoke it with patriotic songs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Patriotic fervour is clearly gripping the sunny southwest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Was it patriotic pride or was he simply simply smitten? Times, Sunday Times (2011)The references to patriotic duty are predictable and hackneyed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)History is being quoted and patriotic songs revived. BomberShe said we had a patriotic duty to remain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bolivia has maintained a navy and schoolchildren are taught that a return to the sea is a patriotic duty. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Ditto any suggestion of patriotic fervour. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)That sense of patriotic duty prevails no longer in many of the sportsmen given the privilege of playing for our national teams. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Scot disputed a claim that the usually patriotic centre court crowd appeared divided in their support. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This shouldn't muster a sense of patriotic pride. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The patriotic crowd erupted, little knowing that they were the victims of a hoax. Great Sporting Failures (1993)Here she explains why she's thrilled to be releasing the patriotic song. The Sun (2012)You're not tempted to stay and feel patriotic fervour? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Patriotic pride on the streets of Cairo gave way to doubt and suspicion. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Whereas my patriotic songs bit has been storming, the section on misplaced patriotism has been going less well. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And in a cheeky twist, you can see the nationality of your opponent - so you can compete with patriotic fervour. The Sun (2013)Despite the genuine catalogue of internal difficulties, the "multinational" army was patriotic and loyal and Czechoslovakia was in no danger of internal disruption. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
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Translations for 'patriotic'
British English: patriotic /ˌpætrɪˈɒtɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is patriotic loves their country and feels very loyal towards it.
They are very patriotic guys who give everything for their country.
- American English: patriotic
- Arabic: وَطَنِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: patriota
- Chinese: 爱国的
- Croatian: patriotski
- Czech: vlastenecký
- Danish: patriotisk
- Dutch: vaderlandslievend
- European Spanish: patriótico
- Finnish: isänmaallinen
- French: patriotique
- German: patriotisch
- Greek: πατριωτικός
- Italian: patriottico
- Japanese: 愛国的な
- Korean: 애국적인
- Norwegian: patriotisk
- Polish: patriotyczny
- European Portuguese: patriota
- Romanian: patriot
- Russian: патриотический
- Spanish: patriótico
- Swedish: patriotisk
- Thai: มีใจรักชาติ
- Turkish: yurtsever
- Ukrainian: патріотичний
- Vietnamese: yêu nước
Definition of patriotic from the Collins English Dictionary
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