Origin of most-favored-nation
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How to use most-favored-nation in a sentence
Congress is now 92 percent Christian, resembling more to a papal enclave than our religiously diverse nation.
If Congress accurately reflected our nation on the basis of race, about 63 percent would be white, not 80 percent.
They carved a refuge out of the wilderness and then, in 200 years, built it into the most powerful nation on earth.
The television networks interrupt their broadcasts to take the nation directly to Selma.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And besides, as a nation, we hold this truth to be self-evident: resolutions are made to be broken.
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He could not tell what I meant by secrets of state, where an enemy or some rival nation were not in the case.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
For the first time in his experience the Corsican had to meet the forces of a nation and not of a government.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Gourges fitted out three vessels and 150 soldiers at his own expense to revenge their death, and repair the honor of his nation.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
He made a violent assault against the nation of his enemies, and in the descent he destroyed the adversaries.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Cultural definitions for most-favored-nation
Status in an international trading arrangement whereby agreements between two nations on tariffs are then extended to other nations. Every nation involved in such an arrangement will have most-favored-nation status. This policy is used, particularly by the United States, to lower tariffs, extend cooperative trading agreements, and protect nations from discriminatory treatment. Most-favored-nation agreements can also be used to apply economic pressure on nations by deliberately excluding them from international trade.