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multinational

adjective uk   /ˌmʌl.tiˈnæʃ.ən.əl/ us    /-t̬i-/
involving several different countries, or (of a business) producing and selling goods in several different countries: The UN has sent a multinational peace-keeping force. a major multinational food company

multinational

noun [C] uk   /ˌmʌl.tiˈnæʃ.ən.əl/ us    /-t̬i-/
a large and powerful company that produces and sells goods in many different countries: Are multinationals now more powerful than governments?
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