Definition of transatlantic
1a : crossing or extending across the Atlantic Ocean a transatlantic cableb : relating to or involving crossing the Atlantic Ocean transatlantic airfares
2a : situated or originating from beyond the Atlantic Oceanb : of, relating to, or involving countries on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean and especially the U.S. and Great Britain transatlantic cooperation
Recent Examples of transatlantic from the Web
Such perceptions are one reason why publicly confronting Trump over his policies -- as Merkel has also done in recent days -- may backfire and further imperil the transatlantic alliance which is vital to French and German security.
Trump’s applecart-upsetting comments during his first European visit as president sent shockwaves through the transatlantic community, with some observers like Ivo Daalder, the former US ambassador to NATO, calling the moment a turning point.
On Norwegian Air, a one-way transatlantic trip goes for as little as 99 pounds.
Those jitters about already weakening transatlantic alliances were surely heightened as President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning and accused Germany of maintaining a trade imbalance and under-contributing to NATO.
The system failure comes after a series of similar IT troubles for the British flag carrier, which is part of a transatlantic joint venture with American Airlines.
USA TODAY’s picks for book lovers include a tale of dinosaur bone-hunting in the 1800s from Michael Crichton, and a history of Charles Lindbergh's 1927 transatlantic flight.
The five new robotic spies won’t actually join the transatlantic military alliance’s air fleet until the end of the decade.
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First Known Use of transatlantic
TRANSATLANTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of transatlantic for English Language Learners
: going across the Atlantic Ocean
: located on or coming from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean
: involving people or countries on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean
TRANSATLANTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of transatlantic for Students
: crossing or being beyond the Atlantic Ocean
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