international
I. adjective Date: 1780 1. of, relating to, or affecting two or more nations <
international trade
>
2. of, relating to, or constituting a group or association having members in two or more nations <
international movement
>
3. active, known, or reaching beyond national boundaries <
an international reputation
>
internationality nouninternationally adverb II. noun Date: 1870 one that is international; especially an organization of international scope

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  • international — international, ale, aux [ ɛ̃tɛrnasjɔnal, o ] adj. • 1801; de inter et national ♦ Qui a lieu, qui se fait de nation à nation, entre plusieurs nations; qui concerne les rapports des nations entre elles. Relations internationales. Politique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • International — or internationally most often describes interaction between nations, or encompassing two or more nations, constituting a group or association having members in two or more nations, or generally reaching beyond national boundaries. In American… …   Wikipedia

  • internaţional — INTERNAŢIONÁL, Ă, internaţionali, e, adj. Care are loc între mai multe naţiuni, care angajează sau priveşte mai multe ţări, privitor la raporturile dintre naţiuni. La care participă reprezentanţii mai multor state; care are o importanţă ce… …   Dicționar Român

  • International — In ter*na tion*al, a. [Pref. inter + national: cf. F. international.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • international — [in΄tər nash′ə nəl; ] for n. 2 also [, in΄tərnash΄ə nal′, in΄tər nash΄ənäl′] adj. 1. between or among nations [an international treaty] 2. concerned with the relations between nations [an international court] 3. for the use of all nations… …   English World dictionary

  • international — in‧ter‧na‧tion‧al [ˌɪntəˈnæʆnəl◂ ǁ tər ] adjective relating to or involving more than one country: • international trade agreements • State owned industries will come under even greater stress from international competition. * * * international… …   Financial and business terms

  • International — (von lat. inter, zwischen und natio, Volk oder Volksstamm) bedeutet zwischenstaatlich. Der Begriff wurde 1789 von Bentham geprägt. Im üblichen Sprachgebrauch kann er Nationen betreffend dreierlei bedeuten: einerseits etwas, das mehrere Staaten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • International — In ter*na tion*al, n. [Cf. F. internationale.] [1913 Webster] 1. The International; an abbreviated from of the title of the International Workingmen s Association, the name of an association, formed in London in 1864, which has for object the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • international — (adj.) 1780, apparently coined by Jeremy Bentham from INTER (Cf. inter ) + NATIONAL (Cf. national). In communist jargon, as a noun and with a capital i , it is short for International Working Men s Association, the first of which was founded in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • international — international, ale (in tèr na sio nal, na l ) adj. Qui a lieu de nation à nation. Commerce international. •   Nous avons émis le voeu qu une convention formelle place ces frêles organes de la vie internationale [les télégraphes électriques] sous… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • international — 1. Die Teilnehmenden in unserem Kurs sind ganz international: Silvana kommt aus Italien, Conchi aus Spanien, Yin aus China … 2. Der Professor war international bekannt …   Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer

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