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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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The countries from which these immigrant groups or "transnationals" originated ("homelands")--and the countries that the transnationals often inhabit--"host lands"--can be understood as a single field.
Asylum seekers and refugees have been key players in the making of diasporas and transnational communities.
The terms diaspora and transnational have simultaneously become metaphors and categories that include various communities of displaced people, circulating migrants and people in limbo.
While there is certainly a convergence between diaspora and transnational communities, it is critically important to maintain a conceptual and analytical distinction between them.
While recognizing that diasporas can eventually evolve into powerful transnational communities, it is sufficient to say that multiple and simultaneous ways of belonging and multiple ways of incorporation in the "home" and "host" countries is the one key theme that is common for both.
However, important subtle differences between the transnationals and the Big Three do exist "above" the bottom line, in terms of business relations and the criteria for qualifying plastics processors as suppliers.
However, it's important to note that while strong similarities can be identified, the Japanese transnationals do not operate as a monolithic unit.
auto production for the seven transnationals in 1991 registered 1,359,042 vehicles, representing 15% of total U.
There is a perception among some industry observers that most of the plastics processing business for the Japanese transnationals is sewn up by a hidden network of "transplant" molders--a chain of suppliers imported from Japan to support the needs of the OEMs.
Most processors say the "fairness" rating of the transnationals in choosing processors is, at the very least, comparable with the Big Three.
Critical factors in transnational oil companies localization decisions - clusters and portfolio optimization
This distinct transnational space created not only through trans national practices but also through memory, commemoration and articulation of struggle.

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