- going beyond national boundaries or interests: a transnational economy.
- comprising persons, sponsors, etc., of different nationalities: a transnational company.
- a company, organization, etc., representing two or more nationalities.
Origin of transnational
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Examples from the Web for transnational
In recent years, visions of transnational racial polities have dominated.One U.S. Constitution Just Wasn’t Enough
July 4, 2014
The Palestinians also accepted the principle that the Holy Basin would be under a kind of transnational custodianship.What Commentary Gets Wrong About Olmert-Abbas Negotiations
May 28, 2013
“Transnational corporations are major drivers of the global epidemic of NCDs [non-communicable diseases],” said the researchers.Britain’s Weight Crisis Almost Hits U.S. Proportions
February 21, 2013
“Declaring a group a transnational criminal organization can pay off big time,” Grayson wrote The Daily Beast in an email.Will Treasury’s Crackdown on MS-13 Work?
October 17, 2012
Unfortunately, transnational organized crime does not discriminate and journalists have become one of their targets.Mexico Murders Prompt Asylum Pleas
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September 30, 2011
- extending beyond the boundaries, interests, etc, of a single nation
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Word Origin and History for transnational
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