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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.

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

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.
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
Translations
ذو جانِبَيْن، ثُنائي
dvojstranný
bilateraltosidet
kétoldalú
tvíhliîa
dvišalis
divpusējs
dvojstranný
iki taraflıiki yanlı

bilateral

[baɪˈlætərəl] ADJbilateral

bilateral

[ˌbaɪˈlætərəl] adj [negotiations, relations, issues, ties] → bilatéral(e)

bilateral

[baɪˈlætrl] adjbilaterale

bilateral

(baiˈlӕtərəl) adjective
affecting, signed, or agreed, by two sides, countries etc. a bilateral agreement.

bi·lat·er·al

a. bilateral, que tiene o afecta dos lados.

bilateral

adj bilateral
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