Definitions

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  • adj. Forming a subdivision of a nation; contained entirely within a nation.

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Examples

  • He strongly believes that the real action in the fight against global warming is happening at what he called the subnational level.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Sarah Palin As Climate Change Advocate

  • But I also think that the decision that the president has to make is looking at how we can have a different and more effective relationship with the Afghan government, whoever is the final victor, but not only with the government in Kabul, but with governors throughout the country, with what they call subnational, regional, local leaders.

    CNN Transcript Oct 16, 2009

  • Obama, she said, now is looking at "how we can have a different and more effective relationship with the Afghanistan government, whoever is the final victor, but not only with the government in Kabul, but with governors throughout the country, with what they call subnational, regional, local leaders.

    CNN.com

  • They bring together "subnational" leaders, i.e., governors of states and provinces around the world, along with leaders of cities and regions, a wide array of national and UN officials, scientists, policy experts, business people and activists.

    William Bradley: Obama, Arnold, Jerry, and the Big Green Dream

  • These wars will be subnational, meaning that it will be hard for states and local governments to protect their own citizens physically.

    The Coming Anarchy

  • Osofsky divide the papers of the volume up into "subnational," "national," and "supranational" cases, seemingly in an effort to keep things in jurisdictional perspective.

    Concurring Opinions

  • They are encouraging world leaders to reach a political agreement on climate change and to recognize the role of state, provincial and other "subnational" governments in climate change actions.

    Los Angeles Business News - Local Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Business from bizjournals

  • "subnational" leaders, i.e., governors of states and provinces around the world, along with leaders of cities and regions, a wide array of national and UN officials, scientists, policy experts, business people and activists.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The State Department defines terrorism as "premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets by subnational groups or clandestine agents, usually intended to influence an audience."

    Alton Lu: The National Defense Authorization Act: Our Disappearing Rights and Liberties

  • Aid workers can now work with ethnic and subnational groups in ceasefire areas, and help them accomplish their goals without further violence.

    Kimberly Abbott: Myanmar: The Changing Scene (AUDIO)

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