the total net earnings from the production of goods and services in a country over a period of time, usually one year, and consisting essentially of wages, salaries, rent, profits, and interest.
(economics) the total of all incomes accruing over a specified period to residents of a country and consisting of wages, salaries, profits, rent, and interest
- National identity
noun the depiction of a country as a whole, encompassing its culture, traditions, language, and politics Examples Each of the new republics tried to establish a national identity.
noun 1. an act of Congress (1933, declared unconstitutional in 1936) that enabled the president and the National Recovery Administration to formulate and execute measures for reducing industrial unemployment. Abbreviation: NIRA, N.I.R.A.
- National information infrastructure
project (NII, or “information superhighway”) Future integrated communications in the USA. The NII will be based on a nationwide network of networks, and will supposedly allow all Americans to take advantage of the country’s information, communication, and computing resources. The NII will include current and future public and private high-speed, interactive, narrow-band and broadband networks. […]
- National insurance
noun 1. (in Britain) state insurance based on weekly contributions from employees and employers and providing payments to the unemployed, the sick, the retired, etc, as well as medical services See also social security