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unilateral

adjective uk   /ˌjuː.nɪˈlæt.ər.əl/  us   /-ˈlæt̬.ɚ-/
involving only one group or country: The party leader has actually declared her support for unilateral nuclear disarmament (= giving up her country's nuclear weapons without first waiting for other countries to do the same).
unilateralism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪ.zəm/
unilateralist
noun [C] uk   us   /-ɪst/
unilaterally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
The law is part of a disturbing trend to act unilaterally without regard to the legitimate interests of others.
Translations of “unilateral”
in Vietnamese đơn phương…
in Spanish unilateral…
in Thai แต่เพียงฝ่ายเดียว…
in Malaysian sebelah pihak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單邊的, 單方的…
in Indonesian sepihak…
in Russian односторонний…
in Turkish tek yanlı, tek taraflı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单边的, 单方的…
in Polish jednostronny…
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