(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 […]
[nash-uh-nl-ahyz, nash-nuh-lahyz] /ˈnæʃ ə nlˌaɪz, ˈnæʃ nəˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), nationalized, nationalizing. 1. to bring under the ownership or control of a , as industries and land: a movement to nationalize the oil industry. 2. to make into a . 3. to naturalize. 4. to make in extent or scope: a magazine article that […]
noun 1. an act of Congress (1935) that forbade any interference by employers with the formation and operation of labor unions.