transnational

[ trans-nash-uh-nl, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈnæʃ ə nl, trænz- /

adjective

going beyond national boundaries or interests: a transnational economy.
comprising persons, sponsors, etc., of different nationalities: a transnational company.

noun

a company, organization, etc., representing two or more nationalities.

Nearby words

  1. transmundane,
  2. transmural,
  3. transmutation,
  4. transmutative,
  5. transmute,
  6. transnationalism,
  7. transnationally,
  8. transnet,
  9. transoceanic,
  10. transom

Origin of transnational

First recorded in 1920–25; trans- + national

Related formstrans·na·tion·al·ism, nountrans·na·tion·al·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for transnationally

transnational

/ (trænzˈnæʃənəl) /

adjective

extending beyond the boundaries, interests, etc, of a single nation
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Word Origin and History for transnationally

transnational

adj.

1921, from trans- + national.

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