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patriotic

pa·tri·ot·ic

patriotic

 
 
pronunciation:
peI tri a tihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: feeling, showing, or caused by one's love for and loyalty to one's nation.
The patriotic citizens proudly sang their nation's anthem.Buying government bonds was considered a patriotic act during the war.
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derivation: patriotically (adv.)