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 (trăns-năsh′ə-nəl, trănz-)
1. Reaching beyond or transcending national boundaries: "the transnational ramifications of terror networks" (Emanuel Litvinoff).
2. Relating to or involving several nations or nationalities: transnational organizations.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) extending beyond the boundaries, interests, etc, of a single nation


(trænsˈnæʃ ə nl, trænz-)

going beyond national boundaries or interests.
trans•na′tion•al•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transnational - involving or operating in several nations or nationalitiestransnational - 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"


A. ADJtransnacional
B. Ntransnacional f
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As employers become more aware of the actual practices that are happening transnationally in countries of origin and destination, and being more concerned about their employees and their companies involvement in the process, it is vital to support them.
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At the same time, and often in the same cities where nineteenth-century public officials met, private associations of transnationally oriented communities of professionals and social activists also met to agree on voluntary international standards affecting almost every aspect of economic and social life throughout Europe and its empires.
At the same time, an enduring home appears to have been created transnationally.
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state and non-state actors, domestically and transnationally, as these
Bettina paints the realities of nineteenth-century women's lives--across class, religion, ethnicity, and race with compassionate and meticulous brush strokes, fleshed out in vivid detail, situated transnationally, and rooted in the scholarship of multiple continents.
as well as emerging transnationally oriented business elites.
Third, too much research potential will be wasted if it is not better connected, transnationally and across disciplines.
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