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international

See also: International

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EtymologyEdit

inter- (among, between, amid) + national (having to do with a nation). Reportedly coined in modern English by Jeremy Bentham

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international (comparative more international, superlative most international)

  1. Of or having to do with more than one nation.
  2. Between or among nations; pertaining to the intercourse of nations; participated in by two or more nations; common to, or affecting, two or more nations.
  3. Of or concerning the association called the International.
  4. Independent of national boundaries; common to all people.
    • 2013 June 7, Joseph Stiglitz, “Globalisation is about taxes too”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 19: 
      It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. It is a tax system that is pivotal in creating the increasing inequality that marks most advanced countries today – with America standing out in the forefront and the UK not far behind.
    The atmosphere is an international resource.
    the international community of scholars
  5. Foreign; of another nation.
    an international student

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international (plural internationals)

  1. (sports) Someone who has represented their country in a particularly sport.
    The United team includes five England internationals.
  2. (sports) A game or contest between two or more nations.

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international m (feminine internationale, masculine plural internationaux, feminine plural internationales)

  1. international
    Les Nations Unies sont une organisation internationale.
    The United Nations is an international organization.

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international (not comparable)

  1. international

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InterlinguaEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /in.ter.na.tsjoˈnal/

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international (comparative plus international, superlative le plus international)

  1. international