Definition of transnational in English:

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Pronunciation: /tranzˈnaʃ(ə)n(ə)l/
Pronunciation: /trɑːnzˈnaʃ(ə)n(ə)l/ Pronunciation: /transˈnaʃ(ə)n(ə)l/ Pronunciation: /trɑːnsˈnaʃ(ə)n(ə)l/


Extending or operating across national boundaries: transnational advertising agencies
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  • Both inwardly and outwardly, growing instability infected national and transnational politics.
  • The maquiladora sector is governed by a slew of local, national and transnational laws.
  • In the current national military strategy, transnational threats are of prime importance.


A multinational company.
Example sentences
  • It goes beyond the CEOs of big transnationals in manufacturing, services and finance.
  • In spite of the complexities of spanning the globe and a sluggish economic environment, most of these tech transnationals have been delivering outstanding financial results.
  • Just a handful of transnationals, local corporations and narrow sections of educated middle-class employees.



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  • But my research, and that of others, suggests that the traditional model that informs immigration policy can't deal with transnationalism.
  • But during the millennium and start of the 21st century, demonstrations against globalism have been on the rise, responding to rapid developments in transnationalism.
  • Some theories of transnationalism are extremely immaterial.


Example sentences
  • By making it easier to offer courses transnationally, exporters can use the excess educational capacity of the North to increase capacity in the South.
  • They occur all over the world and the activities are carried out transnationally.
  • A more recent trend is the incorporation of a new type of Irish emigrant - the transnationally mobile educated elite - into primary sector positions in ‘global’ cities.

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