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Definition of "supranational" []

  • Extending beyond or transcending established borders or spheres of influence held by separate nations: a supranational economy; supranational federations. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "supranational" in a sentence
  • "The United Nations in particular, held in check by the veto power of each permanent member of the Security Council, could not plausibly be described as a supranational world government."
  • "Kokusai Global Sovereign Open, Asia's biggest bond fund, boosted holdings of such securities, known as supranational bonds, to 8.2 percent of its portfolio, the most ever."
  • "The very essence of "supranational" is inimical to the interests of the "national"."