multinational

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

multi- +‎ national

Adjective[edit]

multinational (not comparable)

  1. Of, or involving more than two countries.
    • 2009 September 23, Anna Louie Sussman, “Yes, We Speak Cupcake”, in New York Times[1]:
      AS a young student at the multinational Aramco school in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Fadi Jaber, a son of Palestinian refugees, always preferred his American classmates’ cupcakes, brownies and chocolate chip cookies to his mother’s pastries: knafah, qatayef and baklawah.
  2. (of a business organization) Operating, or having subsidiary companies in multiple countries (especially more than two).

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Noun[edit]

multinational (plural multinationals)

  1. A multinational company.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English multinational.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Netherlands) IPA(key): /ˌmʏl.tiˈnɛ.ʃə.nəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mul‧ti‧na‧ti‧o‧nal

Noun[edit]

multinational m (plural multinationals, diminutive multinationaltje n or multinationalletje n)

  1. a multinational company

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

multi- +‎ national

Adjective[edit]

multinational (feminine singular multinationale, masculine plural multinationaux, feminine plural multinationales)

  1. multinational

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