trilateral

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adjective tri·lat·er·al \(ˌ)trī-ˈla-tə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl\

Definition of trilateral

  1. :  having three sides or parties <trilateral business ventures> <trilateral discussions>

Origin and Etymology of trilateral

Latin trilaterus, from tri- + later-, latus side


First Known Use: 1660


TRILATERAL Defined for English Language Learners

trilateral

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adjective tri·lat·er·al \(ˌ)trī-ˈla-tə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl\

Definition of trilateral for English Language Learners

  • : involving three groups or countries


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