Definition of “international” - English Dictionary

“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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internationally
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 /ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl/ us

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)