trilateral

adjective tri·lat·er·al \ (ˌ)trī-ˈla-tə-rəl , -ˈla-trəl \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of trilateral

: having three sides or parties
  • trilateral business ventures
  • trilateral discussions

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Origin and Etymology of trilateral

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


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  • : involving three groups or countries


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