supernational, sū-pėr-nash′un-al, adj. transcending the national, and belonging to mankind.
It is in the same sense extranational, in the same sense international, and has in the same sense a supernational unity.
The Chinese commonwealth of the past was supernational; it seemed to the Chinese like unified civilized humanity.
In Das Kunstwerk der Zukunft he showed that beyond the "local nationalism" were signs of a "supernational universalism."
It is international, and independent in a supernational unity.
Diplomats are the legal representatives of nations—only there is no supernational court before which they can state their case.