the language spoken and written by the majority of people in a country; also, the official language of a country, recognized and adopted by its government
Why should learning the national language be an issue for immigrants?
noun 1. the older of the two major professional U.S. baseball leagues, established in 1876. Abbreviation: N.L.
noun 1. the name taken by nationalist insurgent groups in various countries. 2. Also called National Liberation Front of South Vietnam. a political organization formed by the Vietcong in South Vietnam in 1960 to carry out an insurgent policy. noun 1. (sometimes not capitals) a revolutionary movement that seeks the national independence of a country, […]
- National liberation movements
Movements that arise in developing nations to expel colonialist powers (see colonialism), often by means of guerrilla warfare.
noun 1. a library established and funded by a national government with the designation national, to serve the needs of this government, often to function as a library of record for the nation’s publishing output, and in some cases to act as a central agency for library and bibliographic development in the nation.