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international

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nationality & race
internationalin‧ter‧na‧tion‧al1 /ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl◂ $ -tər-/ ●●● S2 W1 adjective 🔊 🔊 SANCOUNTRY/NATIONrelating to or involving more than one nationnationalinternational trade/market/competition 🔊 the response of the international community 🔊 the UN and other international organizations international relations, internationally
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internationalan international agreement on the disposal of toxic wasteThe scarcity of housing here is mostly the result of the intense interest and enormous purchasing power of international buyers.The revenue side was heavily dependent on increased international credit and financing.These questions are vital for feminism as a whole if it is to be conceived as an international, cross-cultural movement.The restaurant serves international cuisine.On the international front, its diplomats are tight-lipped and difficult to approach.This is CNN, bringing you all the latest international news.If we are to profit from an international perspective on curriculum management, we have surely to deepen our questions.someone with an international perspectiveFor nearly forty-five years, the two Superpowers had dominated international politics, alliances, and trade arrangements.international tradeThe goal of the program is to increase international understanding and good will.international trade/market/competitionInstead, the main ingredient of success appears to be that they have consistently geared themselves to the needs of international trade.It was assumed that modernisation was best brought about by the exchange of goods and ideas on the national and international markets.The agreements expired in 1992 and were not renewed, because they afforded the kind of protection banned under international trade agreements.The international market also is fueling growth.In 1989 transnationals controlled 70 per cent of international trade and 80 per cent of all the land growing export crops.Then came the inevitable qualifications - much depended on the state of international trade and on the efficient running of industry.
Related topics: Sport
internationalinternational2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 DSan international sports game2 British EnglishDS someone who plays for one of their country’s sports teamsnational
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internationalFormer All Black internationals lambasted the error-prone display, and radio shows were filled with criticism.It was the first time they had lost by 10 wickets in 325 limited-over internationals.No one impressed more than the 21-year-old Hawick wing Tony Stanger whose hat-trick of tries boosted his tally to five in two internationals.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinternationalin‧ter‧na‧tion‧al /ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl◂-tər-/ adjective relating to or involving more than one countryinternational trade agreementsState-owned industries will come under even greater stress from international competition.