having many parts or sides
Having many sides or points of view.
Involving more than one party (often used in politics to refer to negotiations, talks, or proceedings involving several nations).
having many sides; many-sided
Origin: [Multi- + lateral.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mul-ti-lat′ėr-al, adj. having many sides.
The numerical value of multilateral in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of multilateral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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You are seeing in exercises ... a shift from strictly bilateral engagement to multilateral, which is why you see the Japanese here today.
We're united in our will to strengthen multilateral relations at the G20 summit, that we need an open society, especially open trade flows.
They focused on their shared pursuit of options to achieve ?a political transition and discussed the potential for future multilateral meetings on the topic.
We will work with our international partners to sideline those who stand in the way of peace, drawing upon the full range of our multilateral and bilateral tools.
AIIB should learn from the successful experience of other multilateral agencies and forge close partnership with the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and other institutions.
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