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bi·lat·er·al

 (bī-lăt′ər-əl)
adj.
1. Having or formed of two sides; two-sided.
2. Affecting or undertaken by two sides equally; binding on both parties: a bilateral agreement; bilateral negotiations.
3. Relating to both the right and the left side of the body or of a body structure: bilateral mastectomy.
4. Having or marked by bilateral symmetry.

bi·lat′er·al·ism n.
bi·lat′er·al·ly adv.
bi·lat′er·al·ness n.
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bilateral

(baɪˈlætərəl)
adj
1. having or involving two sides
2. affecting or undertaken by two parties; mutual: a bilateral treaty.
3. denoting or relating to bilateral symmetry
4. having identical sides or parts on each side of an axis; symmetrical
5. (Heraldry) sociol relating to descent through both maternal and paternal lineage. Compare unilateral5
6. (Education) Brit relating to an education that combines academic and technical courses
7. a bilateral meeting
biˈlaterally adv
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bi•lat•er•al

(baɪˈlæt ər əl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or involving two or both sides, factions, or the like: a bilateral agreement.
2. located on opposite sides of an axis.
3. Biol. pertaining to the right and left sides of a structure, plane, etc.
4. Law. (of a contract) binding the parties to reciprocal obligations.
5. through both parents equally: bilateral affiliation. Compare unilateral (def. 6).
[1765–75]
bi•lat′er•al•ism, bi•lat′er•al•ness, n.
bi•lat′er•al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bilateral - having identical parts on each side of an axisbilateral - having identical parts on each side of an axis
symmetric, symmetrical - having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
2.bilateral - affecting or undertaken by two partiesbilateral - affecting or undertaken by two parties; "a bilateral agreement between the United States and Japan"
reciprocal, mutual - concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return; "reciprocal aid"; "reciprocal trade"; "mutual respect"; "reciprocal privileges at other clubs"
3.bilateral - having two sides or partsbilateral - having two sides or parts    
many-sided, multilateral - having many parts or sides
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Translations
ذو جانِبَيْن، ثُنائي
dvojstranný
bilateraltosidet
kétoldalú
tvíhliîa
dvišalis
divpusējs
dvojstranný
iki taraflıiki yanlı

bilateral

[baɪˈlætərəl] ADJbilateral
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bilateral

[ˌbaɪˈlætərəl] adj [negotiations, relations, issues, ties] → bilatéral(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bilateral

[baɪˈlætrl] adjbilaterale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bilateral

(baiˈlӕtərəl) adjective
affecting, signed, or agreed, by two sides, countries etc. a bilateral agreement.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

bi·lat·er·al

a. bilateral, que tiene o afecta dos lados.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bilateral

adj bilateral
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