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multilateral

adjective     /ˌmʌltiˈlætərəl/
involving or affecting several different countries , organizations , etc.: Attempts to reach a comprehensive multilateral agreement with binding rules have thus far not been successful . The next round of multilateral negotiations will commence next month . Australia remains strongly committed to the multilateral trading system . → Compare bilateral, unilateral
multilaterally /ˌmʌltiˈlætərəli/ adverb
(Definition of multilateral adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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