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"international" in British English

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internationaladjective

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈnæʃ.ən.əl/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈnæʃ.ən.əl/
A2 involving more than one country: international politics an international team of scientists

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adverb uk   /ˌɪn.təˈnæʃ.ən.əl.i/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈnæʃ.ən.əl.i/
B1 Her internationally acclaimed novel has won several literary prizes.

internationalnoun [C]

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈnæʃ.ən.əl/  us   /ˌɪn.t̬ɚˈnæʃ.ən.əl/ UK
a sports event involving more than one country, or a person who competes in it: a one-day international Six rugby internationals (= players) were charged with taking drugs to improve their performance.
(Definition of international from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"international" in American English

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internationaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌɪn·tərˈnæʃ·ə·nəl/
involving more than one country: international affairs/trade
internationally
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˌɪn·tərˈnæʃ·ə·nəl·i/
an internationally acclaimed scientist
(Definition of international from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"international" in Business English

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internationaladjective

uk   us   /ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl/
relating to or including more than one country: The supermarket chain looks set to continue its policy of international expansion. domestic and international markets
(Definition of international from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “international”
in Korean 국제적인…
in Arabic دَوْلي…
in Malaysian antarabangsa…
in French international…
in Russian международный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國際的…
in Italian internazionale…
in Turkish uluslararası/milletlerarası/beynelmilel…
in Polish międzynarodowy…
in Spanish internacional…
in Vietnamese quốc tế…
in Portuguese internacional…
in Thai ระหว่างประเทศ…
in German international…
in Catalan internacional…
in Japanese 国際的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国际的…
in Indonesian internasional…
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