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1. Having many sides.
2. Involving more than two nations or parties: multilateral trade agreements.

mul′ti·lat′er·al·ism n.
mul′ti·lat′er·al·ist n.
mul′ti·lat′er·al·ly adv.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) involving or favouring the involvement of more than two nations or parties
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who favours a multilateral approach
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