trans·​bor·​der | \ tran(t)s-ˈbȯr-dər How to pronounce transborder (audio) , tranz- \

Definition of transborder

: crossing or extending across a border

Examples of transborder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Alarms across the world In 1970 governments around the world were contending with transborder pollution challenges. Maria Ivanova, The Conversation, "The first Earth Day was a shot heard around the world," 16 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of transborder

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Transborder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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