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There are differences in the world community. But we have a common interest in a strong multilateral system.
Joschka Fischer

Meaning of "multilateral" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MULTILATERAL

multilateral  [ˌmʌltɪˈlætərəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MULTILATERAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Multilateral is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MULTILATERAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of multilateral in the English dictionary

The definition of multilateral in the dictionary is of or involving more than two nations or parties. Other definition of multilateral is having many sides.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MULTILATERAL


ambilateral
ˌæmbɪˈlætərəl
bicollateral
ˌbaɪkɒˈlætərəl
bilateral
baɪˈlætərəl
collateral
kɒˈlætərəl
contralateral
ˌkɒntrəˈlætərəl
doctoral
ˈdɒktərəl
dorsolateral
ˌdɔːsəʊˈlætərəl
electoral
ɪˈlɛktərəl
equilateral
ˌiːkwɪˈlætərəl
ipselateral
ˌɪpsɪˈlætərəl
ipsilateral
ˌɪpsɪˈlætərəl
isobilateral
ˌaɪsəʊbaɪˈlætərəl
lateral
ˈlætərəl
posterolateral
ˌpɒstərəʊˈlætərəl
quadrilateral
ˌkwɒdrɪˈlætərəl
satyral
ˈsætərəl
septilateral
ˌsɛptɪˈlætərəl
trilateral
traɪˈlætərəl
unilateral
ˌjuːnɪˈlætərəl
ventrolateral
ˌventrəʊˈlætərəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MULTILATERAL

multilane
multilateralism
multilateralist
multilaterally
multilayer
multilevel
multiline
multilineal
multilinear
multilingual
multilingualism
multilingually
multilinguist
multilobate
multilobe
multilobular
multilobulate
multilocational
multilocular
multiloculate

WORDS THAT END LIKE MULTILATERAL

apteral
biliteral
chapteral
coleopteral
dipteral
enteral
federal
hemipteral
Lambeth Quadrilateral
monopteral
nonliteral
overliteral
parenteral
peripteral
pluriliteral
presbyteral
quadriliteral
sphincteral
triliteral
uniliteral
ureteral

Synonyms and antonyms of multilateral in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «multilateral» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MULTILATERAL

Find out the translation of multilateral to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of multilateral from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «multilateral» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

多边的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

multilateral
570 millions of speakers

English

multilateral
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बहुपक्षीय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متعددة الأطراف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

многосторонней
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

multilateral
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বহুপাক্ষিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

multilatéral
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelbagai hala
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

multilateral
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

多国間の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다자간의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Multilateral
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đa phương
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பலதரப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बहुपक्षीय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çok yanlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

multilaterale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wielostronny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

багатосторонньої
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

multilateral
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πολυμερείς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

multilaterale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

multilaterala
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

multilateral
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of multilateral

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MULTILATERAL»

The term «multilateral» is quite widely used and occupies the 33.508 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MULTILATERAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «multilateral» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «multilateral» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about multilateral

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10 QUOTES WITH «MULTILATERAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word multilateral.
1
Roberto Azevedo
In an era of global value chains, worldwide sourcing and the never-ending search for new markets, we must be careful to avoid the proliferation of regional standards. A multilateral approach holds wider benefits for more actors.
2
Paul Cellucci
Like Canada, we very much wanted the United Nations to be a relevant and effective body. But once those efforts failed, we no longer saw things from a multilateral perspective. For us, now, it is much more basic than that. It is about family.
3
Joschka Fischer
There are differences in the world community. But we have a common interest in a strong multilateral system.
4
Victor Fung
A multilateral world trade system is our very best hope for addressing the broad range of issues such as market access, tariff and nontariff barriers to trade, trade in services, and trade facilitation.
5
Victor Fung
For the future world-trading regime to mirror economic reality and to allow the use of modern business strategies, we need a single overarching multilateral framework for trade. We can have either a flat world or a patchwork of crisscrossing mountain ranges and tunnels.
6
Gustav Heinemann
The time has come - and must come - for multilateral conversations about a secure peace in all of Europe.
7
Anna Lindh
We must focus much more on developing countries' own policies and priorities, and increase policy and operational coherence between national, regional and multilateral actors.
8
Ed Miliband
I want to move to a world of no nuclear weapons but I want to do that through multilateral disarmament so that we all disarm together.
9
Brian De Palma
And we've become very doubtful of our information sources, because they're all controlled by these huge multilateral corporations.
10
Mitchell Reiss
So the president set out the policy guidance and said it had to take place in a multilateral fashion so that other countries in the region could be invested in the success of this process.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MULTILATERAL»

Discover the use of multilateral in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to multilateral and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Multilateral Treaty Calendar
This calendar, with illustrations, is a reference service focusing on multilateral treaties concluded by more than two parties.
Christian L. Wiktor, 1998
2
Ensuring Compliance With Multilateral Environmental ...
Yet, little is known about their function in practice and their implications. This is puzzling when considering, that the new mechanisms considerably depart from traditional patterns of counteraction and dispute settlement.
Ulrich Beyerlin, Peter-Tobias Stoll, Rüdiger Wolfrum, 2006
3
Multilateral Negotiations: Lessons from Arms Control, Trade, ...
Political scientist Fen Osler Hampson, with the assistance of trade specialist Michael Hart, studies the component parts of the multilateral negotiation process to identify those factors making for success or failure.
Fen Osler Hampson, 1999
4
Extradition in Multilateral Treaties And Conventions
This work provides indispensable access to an intricate and complex network of legal rules on extradition found in multilateral treaties and conventions, with specific emphasis on extradition in the Americas.
Isidoro Zanotti, 2006
5
Multilateral Diplomacy and the United Nations Today
The contributors to this volume bring a depth and breadth of knowledge and experience to the examination of five areas of multilateral diplomacy: UN diplomacy, crisis diplomacy, international economic diplomacy, UN summits and "citizen ...
Muldoon, Jr. (James P.), Earl Sullivan, 2009
6
Deadlocks in Multilateral Negotiations: Causes and Solutions
Deadlocks are a feature of everyday life, as well as high politics. This volume focuses on the concept, causes, and consequences of deadlocks in multilateral settings, and analyses the types of strategies that could be used to break them.
Amrita Narlikar, 2010
7
International multilateral negotiation: approaches to the ...
To show how these approaches work in actual practice, the authors provide detailed analyses of two multilateral negotiations - the Uruguay round of negotiations under the General Agreement for Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the negotiations ...
I. William Zartman, Processes of International Negotiation Project, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 1994
8
Efficiency, Equity, and Legitimacy: The Multilateral Trading ...
This collection of essays examine several key issues at the heart of the debate over the multilateral trading system.
Roger B. Porter, 2004
9
Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General: ...
2 vols. not sold separately. Contains: Vol. 1: Part I, Chapters I to XI; Vol. 2: Part I, Chapters XII to XXIX, and Part II
United Nations Secretary-General, United Nations, 2004
10
The Legal Texts: The Results of the Uruguay Round of ...
Contains GATT, GATS, TRIPS, the new dispute settlement procedures and the legal framework of the WTO.
World Trade Organization, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MULTILATERAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term multilateral is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jul 22, 2015To Be or Not To Be Part of AIIB
June 29, 2015, may have marked a turning point in multilateral development financing in the Asia-Pacific region. On that day, 50 countries ... «The Asia Foundation - In Asia, Jul 15»
2
Killing Iran pact could lead to war, Rep. Keith Ellison warns
As the Obama administration continues to push Congress to approve a multilateral nuclear agreement with the Iranian regime, a top House ... «Yahoo Politics, Jul 15»
3
'Influencers' poll gives grades to lobby groups
The manufacturing and energy sectors each garnered some of the worst scores on certain categories, including the ability to have a multilateral ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
4
World Bank Sees Commodities Headed for Another Bad Year on Glut
While the multilateral lender's basket of international crude-oil prices will slump from an average of $96 a barrel last year, the forecast for this ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
5
Saving America's Ties With Thailand
Thailand hosts the region's largest multilateral military exercise, Cobra Gold, which involves 28 nations, including China and India. It also plays ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
6
India, Japan, US plan naval exercises in tightening of ties in Indian …
India last hosted a multilateral exercise in 2007 when it invited Japan, Australia and Singapore to join its drills with the U.S. navy in the Bay of ... «GMA News, Jul 15»
7
Why the Iran deal will make us safer
Iran's nuclear program has long been a stumbling block to any attempts at reconciliation, but hard-fought diplomacy, multilateral leadership, ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
8
​Bilateral Talks and ​ First Consular Dialogue between India and …
The two sides discussed the entire gamut of relations covering bilateral, regional, and multilateral issues. Directions given by President Dilma ... «Ministry of External Affairs, Jul 15»
9
Brics nations launch new infrastructure bank
He added, "The New Development Bank joins a growing number of multilateral institutions ¬– including the Asian Infrastructure Investment ... «Re:locate Magazine, Jul 15»
10
White House's @TheIranDeal Gets Rivals @TheIranBomb and …
More playfully, @TheIranMeal seems to exist in a universe where the multilateral agreement involved the safe handling of delicious, addictive ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Multilateral [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/multilateral>. Mar 2020 ».
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