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Meaning of “bilateral” in the English Dictionary

"bilateral" in British English

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bilateraladjective

uk   /ˌbaɪˈlæt.ər.əl/  us   /-ˈlæt̬.ɚ-/
involving two ​groups or ​countries: France and Germany have ​signed a bilateral agreement to ​helppreventdrugsmuggling.
bilaterally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
(Definition of bilateral from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bilateral" in American English

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bilateraladjective [not gradable]

 us   /bɑɪˈlæt̬·ər·əl/
involving two ​groups or ​countries: bilateral ​relations The ​countriessigned a bilateral ​agreement.
(Definition of bilateral from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bilateral" in Business English

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bilateraladjective

uk   us   /baɪˈlætərəl/
involving or affecting two different ​organizations, countries, etc.: Futures ​contracts are bilateral ​agreements, with both the ​purchaser and the ​seller equally ​obligated to complete the ​transaction. Mexico already has bilateral ​tradeagreements with Colombia, Venezuela, and Costa Rica.
bilaterally
adverb /ˌbaɪˈlætərəli/  us /-ˈlæṱɚ-/
There are a ​number of matters that can be discussed bilaterally at the ​highestlevel.
(Definition of bilateral from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bilateral”
in Spanish bilateral…
in Vietnamese song phương…
in Malaysian dua hala…
in Thai ทั้งสองด้าน…
in French bilatéral…
in German beiderseitig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双边的,双方的…
in Turkish ikili, iki taraflı, iki kişi veya ülkeyi içeren…
in Russian двусторонний…
in Indonesian dua pihak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙邊的,雙方的…
in Polish dwustronny, bilateralny…
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