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  • noun Plural form of nation-state.

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Examples

  • In a “borderless world,” the idea of nation-states going to war seemed positively antediluvian.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • In a “borderless world,” the idea of nation-states going to war seemed positively antediluvian.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • The rise of nation-states, and the broader adoption of majority languages in them—from France and Kenya and Peru to Russia and China and Japan, as well as the United States and the United Kingdom and many more—have erased or suppressed innumerable minority languages in the modern era.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The rise of nation-states, and the broader adoption of majority languages in them—from France and Kenya and Peru to Russia and China and Japan, as well as the United States and the United Kingdom and many more—have erased or suppressed innumerable minority languages in the modern era.

    The English Is Coming!

  • (Farah seemed not to understand why the UN would not be eager to give press credentials to a "news" organization whose editor and CEO called it "a global criminal enterprise determined to shift power away from individuals and sovereign nation-states to a small band of unaccountable international elites" and declared, "Death to the U.N.!")

    Terry Krepel: A Laughable, Error-Ridden 'Case for Impeachment'

  • It has been related to nation-states more than people...

    William S. Becker: The Solar Soldier Is No Fad

  • We have passed the era of nation-states into the international era.

    W. Hunter Roberts: Notes of an Ex-Pat 1: View From the Bridge

  • Foreign nation-states play significant roles during an uprising, and the Internet is one of many tools at their disposal.

    Hemanshu Nigam: The Facebook Revolt

  • We have passed the era of nation-states into the international era.

    W. Hunter Roberts: Notes of an Ex-Pat 1: View From the Bridge

  • (Farah seemed not to understand why the UN would not be eager to give press credentials to a "news" organization whose editor and CEO called it "a global criminal enterprise determined to shift power away from individuals and sovereign nation-states to a small band of unaccountable international elites" and declared, "Death to the U.N.!")

    Terry Krepel: A Laughable, Error-Ridden 'Case for Impeachment'

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