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mul·ti·na·tion·al

 (mŭl′tē-năsh′ə-nəl, -năsh′nəl, -tī-)
adj.
1. Having operations, subsidiaries, or investments in more than two countries: a multinational corporation.
2. Of or involving more than two countries: a multinational research project.
n.
A company or corporation operating in more than two countries.

mul′ti·na′tion·al·ism n.

multinational

(ˌmʌltɪˈnæʃənəl)
adj
(Commerce) (of a large business company) operating in several countries
n
(Commerce) such a company

mul•ti•na•tion•al

(ˌmʌl tiˈnæʃ ə nl, ˌmʌl taɪ-)

n.
1. a corporation with operations and subsidiaries in several countries.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or involving several nations or multinationals.
[1925–30]

multinational

Between two or more forces or agencies of two or more nations or coalition partners. See also alliance; coalition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.multinational - involving or operating in several nations or nationalitiesmultinational - involving or operating in several nations or nationalities; "multinational corporations"; "transnational terrorist networks"
international - concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations; "international affairs"; "an international agreement"; "international waters"
Translations
nadnárodnínadnárodní společnost
multinationalmultinationalt selskab
monikansallinenmonikansallinen yritys
multinacionalanmultinacionalka
multimultinacionális vállalat
多国籍の多国籍企業
다국적 기업다국적의
multinationellmultinationellt företag
เกี่ยวกับหลายประเทศบริษัทระหว่างประเทศ
công ty đa quốc giađa quốc gia

multinational

[ˌmʌltɪˈnæʃənl]
B. ADJmultinacional

multinational

[ˌmʌltiˈnæʃənəl]
n (= company) → multinationale f
adjmultinational(e)

multinational

[ˌmʌltɪˈnæʃənl]
1. nmultinazionale f
2. adjmultinazionale

multinational

شَرِكَةٌ مُتَعَدِدَةُ الْـجِنْسِيَّاتِ, مُتَعَدِدُ الْـجِنْسِيَّات nadnárodní, nadnárodní společnost multinational, multinationalt selskab multinational, multinationaler Konzern πολυεθνική επιχείρηση, πολυεθνικός multinacional monikansallinen, monikansallinen yritys multinational, multinationale multinacionalan, multinacionalka multinazionale 多国籍の, 多国籍企業 다국적 기업, 다국적의 multinationaal, multinational flernasjonal, flernasjonalt selskap wielonarodowość, wielonarodowy multinacional многонациональный, мультинациональная корпорация multinationell, multinationellt företag เกี่ยวกับหลายประเทศ, บริษัทระหว่างประเทศ çok uluslu công ty đa quốc gia, đa quốc gia 跨国公司, 跨国的
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