Definitions

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  • adjective Antagonistic to one's country or nation, or to a national government.

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  • adjective Opposed to one's own nation; unpatriotic.
  • adjective Opposed to purely national concerns; not founded on the idea of the nation.

Etymologies

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From anti- +‎ national.

Examples

  • War veterans had hated the socialists since 1915 for their "antinational" stance during the war.

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  • Raman Bhalla on this occasion, impressed upon congress workers to remain united and vigilant about nefarious designs of antinational elements.

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  • But why do the BJP and VHP not have any such policy for Hindus who are antinational?

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  • And how do they decide which Muslim is antinational and which one loves his motherland?

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  • The national bourgeoisie is agitated by the threat of being wiped out economically by import liberalization and other antinational and anti-industrial policies, and tends to make stronger demands for protection.

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  • Congress to condemn his antinational and antidemocratic policies and his sham reelection.

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  • On returning to France, to the bosom of the great, strong, magnificent, peaceful, and glorious fatherland, I should have proclaimed her frontiers immutable; all future wars purely defensive, all aggrandizement antinational.

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  • One can find a parallel in the Soviet Union and in Yugoslavia of the growing demand by states with widely differing ethnic and cultural identities for control over their own administration, trade, industry, and educational policies; and in India too a mistake is being made in seeing these movements as secessionist and antinational instead of an inevitable movement toward federalism.

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  • In other words, the money either served to support absurd, antinational, ruinous policies for local industries, was stolen, sent out of the country, or spent on arms and other things.

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  • There are numerous examples: In Chile, where they have associated with Pinochet and fascism; in Latin America, where they have allied with the most reactionary and antinational elements; in Africa, particularly Angola, where they have supported and antinational elements; in Africa, particularly Angola, where they have supported the groups connected with the CIA and neocolonialism, with the racists, and most of all with the

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