Definition of trilateral in English:

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Pronunciation: /trīˈladərəl/
Pronunciation: /trīˈlatrəl/


1Shared by or involving three parties: trilateral negotiations
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  • The latter two demand a trilateral agreement over the share of the waters, and, indeed, representatives of the three countries have met several times for this purpose.
  • The commitments of Labour and Social Policy Ministry under this agreement include that it motion amendments to labour legislation after trilateral negotiations.
  • This led to President Jimmy Carter's invitation to President Sadat and Prime Minister Begin to join him in trilateral negotiations at Camp David.
1.1 Geometry Of, on, or with three sides.
Example sentences
  • Of trilateral figures, an equilateral triangle is that which has its three sides equal, an isosceles triangle, that which has two of its sides equal, and a scalene triangle, that which has its three sides unequal.
  • Yet the trilateral filter requires only one user-set parameter.


A triangle.
Example sentences
  • Let two arcs be drawn from the vertex of a trilateral to points on the base.
  • By the pivoting of the deformable quadrilaterals, the trilaterals are raised and maintain the uprights.

Words that rhyme with trilateral

bilateral, collateral, equilateral, lateral, multilateral, quadrilateral, unilateral

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Syllabification: tri·lat·er·al

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