Definitions for Internationalˌɪn tərˈnæʃ ə nl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. International(adj)

    any of several international socialist organizations

  2. international(adj)

    concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations

    "international affairs"; "an international agreement"; "international waters"

  3. external, international, outside(a)(adj)

    from or between other countries

    "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help"


  1. international(Noun)

    Someone who has represented their country in a particularly sport.

    The United team includes five England internationals.

  2. international(Noun)

    A game or contest between two or more nations.

  3. international(Adjective)

    Of or having to do with more than one nation.

  4. international(Adjective)

    Between or among nations; pertaining to the intercourse of nations; participated in by two or more nations; common to, or affecting, two or more nations.

  5. international(Adjective)

    Of or concerning the association called the International.

  6. international(Adjective)

    Independent of national boundaries; common to all people.

  7. international(Adjective)

    Foreign; of another country.

    an international student

  8. International(ProperNoun)

    International Airport, as the shortened form of an airport name.

  9. Origin: inter- (among, between, amid) + national (having to do with a nation). Reportedly coined in modern English by Jeremy Bentham

Webster Dictionary

  1. International(adj)

    between or among nations; pertaining to the intercourse of nations; participated in by two or more nations; common to, or affecting, two or more nations

  2. International(adj)

    of or concerning the association called the International

  3. International(noun)

    the International; an abbreviated from of the title of the International Workingmen's Association, the name of an association, formed in London in 1864, which has for object the promotion of the interests of the industrial classes of all nations

  4. International(noun)

    a member of the International Association


  1. International

    International mostly means something involving more than a single country. The term international as a word means involvement of, interaction between or encompassing more than one nation, or generally beyond national boundaries. For example, international law, which is applied by more than one country and usually everywhere on Earth, and international language which is a language spoken by residents of more than one country. In American English, "International" is also commonly used as a euphemism for "foreign" or even "foreigner."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'International' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #388

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'International' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1738

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'International' in Adjectives Frequency: #42

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