international


international
/in'teuhr nash"euh nl/, adj.
1. between or among nations; involving two or more nations: international trade.
2. of or pertaining to two or more nations or their citizens: a matter of international concern.
3. pertaining to the relations between nations: international law.
4. having members or activities in several nations: an international organization.
5. transcending national boundaries or viewpoints: an international benefit; an international reputation.
n.
6. (cap.) any of several international socialist or communist organizations formed in the 19th and 20th centuries. Cf. First International, Second International, Third International, Fourth International, Labor and Socialist International.
7. (sometimes cap.) a labor union having locals in two or more countries.
8. an organization, enterprise, or group, esp. a major business concern, having branches, dealings, or members in several countries.
9. an employee, esp. an executive, assigned to work in a foreign country or countries by a business or organization that has branches or dealings in several countries.
[1770-80; INTER- + NATIONAL]
Syn. 5. worldwide, cosmopolitan.

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(as used in expressions)
Communist International
International Criminal Police Organization
International Exhibition of Modern Art
Chiquita Brands International Inc.
International Working Men's Association
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
International Telephone and Telegraph Corp.
Lions Clubs International Association of
International Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
French Section of the Workers' International
Protocol for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes
International Society for Krishna Consciousness ISKCON
Système International d'Unités
International Red Cross
International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
International Conference on Naval Limitation

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