trans·​bor·​der tran(t)s-ˈbȯr-dər How to pronounce transborder (audio)
: crossing or extending across a border

Example Sentences

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, 16 Apr. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of transborder was in 1897

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“Transborder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition


trans·​bor·​der ˌtran(t)s-ˈbȯrd-ər How to pronounce transborder (audio)
: crossing or reaching across a border
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