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adjective in·ter·na·tion·al \ˌin-tər-ˈnash-nəl, -ˈna-shə-nəl\

: involving two or more countries : occurring between countries

: made up of people or groups from different countries

: active or known in many countries

Full Definition of INTERNATIONAL

1
:  of, relating to, or affecting two or more nations <international trade>
2
:  of, relating to, or constituting a group or association having members in two or more nations <international movement>
3
:  active, known, or reaching beyond national boundaries <an international reputation>
in·ter·na·tion·al·i·ty \-ˌna-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\ noun
in·ter·na·tion·al·ly \-ˈnash-nə-lē, -ˈna-shə-nəl-ē\ adverb
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Examples of INTERNATIONAL

  1. an international association of chemists
  2. She has achieved international fame.

First Known Use of INTERNATIONAL

1780

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

Rhymes with INTERNATIONAL

2international

noun

Definition of INTERNATIONAL

:  one that is international; especially :  an organization of international scope

First Known Use of INTERNATIONAL

1870

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism
INTERNATIONALLY Defined for Kids

international

adjective in·ter·na·tion·al \ˌin-tər-ˈna-shə-nəl\

Definition of INTERNATIONAL for Kids

1
:  involving two or more nations :  occurring between nations <international trade>
2
:  active or known in many nations <an international celebrity>
in·ter·na·tion·al·ly adverb <The soccer game was televised internationally.>

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