International

International
adj. & n.
—adj.
1 existing, involving, or carried on between two or more nations.
2 agreed on or used by all or many nations (international date-line; international driving licence).
—n.
1 a a contest, esp. in sport, between teams representing different countries. b a member of such a team.
2 a (International) any of four associations founded (1864-1936) to promote socialist or communist action. b a member of any of these.
Phrases and idioms:
international law a body of rules established by custom or treaty and agreed as binding by nations in their relations with one another. international system of units a system of physical units based on the metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, candela, and mole, with prefixes to indicate multiplication or division by a power of ten. international unit a standard quantity of a vitamin etc.
Derivatives:
internationality n. internationally adv.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • international — international, ale, aux [ ɛ̃tɛrnasjɔnal, o ] adj. • 1801; de inter et national ♦ Qui a lieu, qui se fait de nation à nation, entre plusieurs nations; qui concerne les rapports des nations entre elles. Relations internationales. Politique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • International XT — Manufacturer International Trucks Navistar International Corporation Production 2004–2008 Assembly Garland, Texas …   Wikipedia

  • International — or internationally most often describes interaction between nations, or encompassing two or more nations, constituting a group or association having members in two or more nations, or generally reaching beyond national boundaries. In American… …   Wikipedia

  • internaţional — INTERNAŢIONÁL, Ă, internaţionali, e, adj. Care are loc între mai multe naţiuni, care angajează sau priveşte mai multe ţări, privitor la raporturile dintre naţiuni. La care participă reprezentanţii mai multor state; care are o importanţă ce… …   Dicționar Român

  • International — In ter*na tion*al, a. [Pref. inter + national: cf. F. international.] [1913 Webster] 1. Between or among nations; pertaining to the intercourse of nations; participated in by two or more nations; common to, or affecting, two or more nations.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • International XT — International MXT. La línea International XT se compone de tres grandes camionetas, construidas en base al mismo chasis. Debido a su alto precio y baja producción (las ventas están en el rango de 500 a 1000 por año), la XT es típicamente… …   Wikipedia Español

  • international — [in΄tər nash′ə nəl; ] for n. 2 also [, in΄tərnash΄ə nal′, in΄tər nash΄ənäl′] adj. 1. between or among nations [an international treaty] 2. concerned with the relations between nations [an international court] 3. for the use of all nations… …   English World dictionary

  • international — in‧ter‧na‧tion‧al [ˌɪntəˈnæʆnəl◂ ǁ tər ] adjective relating to or involving more than one country: • international trade agreements • State owned industries will come under even greater stress from international competition. * * * international… …   Financial and business terms

  • International — (von lat. inter, zwischen und natio, Volk oder Volksstamm) bedeutet zwischenstaatlich. Der Begriff wurde 1789 von Bentham geprägt. Im üblichen Sprachgebrauch kann er Nationen betreffend dreierlei bedeuten: einerseits etwas, das mehrere Staaten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • International — In ter*na tion*al, n. [Cf. F. internationale.] [1913 Webster] 1. The International; an abbreviated from of the title of the International Workingmen s Association, the name of an association, formed in London in 1864, which has for object the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • international — (adj.) 1780, apparently coined by Jeremy Bentham from INTER (Cf. inter ) + NATIONAL (Cf. national). In communist jargon, as a noun and with a capital i , it is short for International Working Men s Association, the first of which was founded in… …   Etymology dictionary

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