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international

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.təˈnæʃ.ən.əl/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
A2 involving more than one country: international politics an international team of scientists
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internationally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
B1 Her internationally acclaimed novel has won several literary prizes.

international

noun [C] uk   /ˌɪn.təˈnæʃ.ən.əl/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/ 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.
Translations of “international”
in Korean 국제적인…
in Arabic دَوْلي…
in French international…
in Turkish uluslararası/milletlerarası/beynelmilel…
in Italian internazionale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國際的…
in Russian международный…
in Polish międzynarodowy…
in Spanish internacional…
in Portuguese internacional…
in German international…
in Catalan internacional…
in Japanese 国際的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国际的…
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