multinational

adjective mul·ti·na·tion·al \ -ˈnash-nəl , -ˈna-shə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of multinational

1 : of or relating to more than two nationalities
  • a multinational society
2 a : of, relating to, or involving more than two nations
  • a multinational alliance
b : having divisions in more than two countries
  • a multinational corporation

multinational

noun

Examples of multinational in a Sentence

  1. multinational efforts to negotiate a lasting peace in the region

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First Known Use of multinational

1854

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MULTINATIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of multinational for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or involving more than two nations

  • : working in several countries



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