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mul·ti·lat·er·al

 (mŭl′tĭ-lăt′ər-əl)
adj.
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.

multilateral

(ˌmʌltɪˈlætərəl; -ˈlætrəl)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or involving more than two nations or parties: a multilateral pact.
2. having many sides
ˌmultiˈlaterally adv

mul•ti•lat•er•al

(ˌmʌl tɪˈlæt ər əl)

adj.
1. having several or many sides.
2. participated in by more than two nations, parties, etc.: multilateral talks.
[1690–1700]
mul`ti•lat′er•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.multilateral - having many parts or sidesmultilateral - having many parts or sides    
unilateral, one-sided - involving only one part or side; "unilateral paralysis"; "a unilateral decision"
Translations
monenkeskinenmonitahoinen

multilateral

[ˈmʌltɪˈlætərəl] ADJ (Pol) → multilateral

multilateral

[ˌmʌltiˈlætərəl] adjmultilatéral(e)multi-level [ˌmʌltiˈlɛvəl] adj (US) = multi-storey

multilateral

[ˌmʌltɪˈlætrl] adj (Pol) → multilaterale
multilateral trade → interscambio
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