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
[nash-uh-nl-ist, nash-nuh-list] /ˈnæʃ ə nl ɪst, ˈnæʃ nə lɪst/ noun 1. a person devoted to . 2. (initial capital letter) a member of a political group advocating or fighting for independence, a strong government, etc. adjective 3. Also, nationalistic. of, relating to, or promoting : the beginnings of a nationalist movement. 4. (initial capital letter) […]
[nash-uh-nal-i-tee] /ˌnæʃ əˈnæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural nationalities for 1, 2, 5, 6. 1. the status of belonging to a particular , whether by birth or naturalization: the nationality of an immigrant. 2. the relationship of property, holdings, etc., to a particular , or to one or more of its members: the nationality of a […]