Glossary of Terms: Becoming Minnesotan

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Definition
narrate

Verb:  To tell a story or series of events by speech or writing.  (narrates, narrating, narrated)

nationalities

Noun:  Peoples sharing a common origin, culture and/or language, and possibly constituting a nation-state.

native

Adjective:  Belonging to something by birth.

navigate

Verb: To follow a planned course. (navigates, navigating, navigated)

necessity

Noun:  The quality or state of being necessary or unavoidable; that which is necessary; something indispensable.

Nepalese

Adjective:  Of, from, or pertaining to Nepal, the Nepalese people or the Nepalese language.

Noun:  1. A person from Nepal or of Nepalese descent.  2. The national language of Nepal.

network

Verb:  To interact socially for the purpose of getting connections or personal advancement.  (networks, networking, networked)

Noun:  An interconnected group or system.

neutral

Adjective:  Favoring neither side; unbiased.

ngadak

Noun:  Tibetan term for landlord, used negatively by the communist Chinese to label land owners or wealthy individuals.

nomination

Noun:  The act of naming someone as a candidate for a position or role. 

nonprofit

Noun: An organization that exists for reasons other than to make a profit, such as a charitable, educational or service organization.

norm

Noun: That which is regarded as normal or typical.

normal school

Noun: A school or college for the training of teachers.

norteňa

Noun: Spanish word meaning woman northerner.

notarize

Verb:  Authenticate by a public official.  (notarizes, notarizing, notarized)

notion

Noun:  An idea or conception; an opinion.

numerous

Adjective:  Many.

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