Definition of transnational
: extending or going beyond national boundaries transnational corporations
transnationalismplay \-ˈnash-nə-ˌli-zəm, -ˈna-shə-nə-\ noun
Examples of transnational in a Sentence
global warming is a transnational problem that requires a transnational solution
Recent Examples of transnational from the Web
However, no single country or profession can rely solely upon its own capability to address the problem of transnational and organized crimes.
Some such transnational sources of influence are indirect and social, as when openly LGBT people are increasingly visible in the media.
Blackness has long been a transnational project, a conversation that transverses and troubles national boundaries.
Though several of the conference’s Thursday sessions on economics were open to the news media, almost all of Friday’s meetings — which concentrated on transnational criminal gangs that smuggle drugs, guns and people — were closed.
Each is under assault from a combination of poverty, ruthless gangs, and transnational crime.
MS-13 has been in the crosshairs of federal law enforcement since at least 2012 when the group was designated a transnational criminal organization and subjected to financial sanctions by the Treasury Department.
Singaporean Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said at least 31 regional groups have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and there was evidence of growing transnational cooperation between them.
There’s a transnational influence also present that is not necessarily present in traditional dandyism.
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Definition of transnational for English Language Learners
: operating in or involving more than one country
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