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multinational

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌmʌltiˈnæʃənəl/ ( also multinational company, also multinational corporation) COMMERCE
a very large company that has offices, stores, etc. in many different countries but that is controlled from the country where it was started. A company with a quarter or more of its sales in other countries is considered to be a multinational: If multinationals become more important than governments, they can act as major forces of economic change. a big/large/leading multinational
Translations of “multinational”
in Korean 다국적회사…
in Arabic مُتعَدّد الجنسيات…
in Portuguese multinacional…
in Catalan multinacional…
in Japanese 多国籍企業…
in Italian multinazionale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跨國公司…
in Russian международная корпорация…
in Turkish bir çok ülkeye hizmet ve mal götüren büyük şirket…
in Chinese (Simplified) 跨国公司…
in Polish koncern międzynarodowy…
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