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Definition of "transnational" []

  • Reaching beyond or transcending national boundaries: "the transnational ramifications of terror networks” ( Emanuel Litvinoff). (adjective)
  • Relating to or involving several nations or nationalities: transnational organizations. (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 "transnational" in a sentence
  • "(The increase reflects a rise in transnational marriages, and consequently transnational divorces, as well as growing awareness of the Hague Convention.)"
  • "More productive transatlantic studies of American and British writings, then, seek not only to reveal the intellectual, commercial, political, or personal connections between these two nations, but also to illuminate and investigate what Susan Castillo calls the "transatlantic dynamic [...] an irresistible force of attraction and repulsion, absorption and distinction" in transnational discourse (Will Kaufman and Heidi Macpherson xix)."
  • "My name is Alva D. Bennett, currently I am teching interm. and higher level english to business managers in transnational firms in Mexico D.F. The U.S. company I an owner/sr. officer recruits Certificated English teachers, native speakers of English, to teach to Mexico."