National and Public


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National adjective – Of or relating to a nation.
Usage example: played the home team's national anthem before the start of the soccer game

Public is a synonym for national in property topic. In some cases you can use "Public" instead the word "National" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like state, specific, commonwealth, civil. popular alternative
Nearby Words: nationalize, nationalise, nation, nationalistic, nationality
Synonyms for National


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Public adjective – Of or relating to a nation.
Usage example: a trade agreement in the public interest

National is a synonym for public in property topic. You can use "National" instead the word "Public" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as state, specific, community, commonwealth. popular alternative
Nearby Words: publicize, publicise, publication, publicity, publicly
Synonyms for Public

How words are described

local local national local public
foreign foreign national foreign public
english english national english public

Things that words describes

consciousness national consciousness public consciousness
attention national attention public attention
service national service public service
interest national interest public interest
Other nouns: office, identity, holiday, radio, television.

Both words in one sentence

  • Destructive Saviour aka: Destructive Savior Minus the fact that she ends up trashing public property and national landmarks, during most of her battles (like what she did to the observation room of Tokyo Tower).
  • It's just that most of this isn't common knowledge for national security reasons, mostly to avoid civil war, so public perception does most of the work for them.
  • You Are Number 6 Said national ID card is mandatory for anyone over the age of 18 and it is, in theory at least, a minor misdemeanor not to have it with you at all times in public.
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