supranational
[ soo-pruh-nash-uh-nl ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
1871 from supra- + national
Synonyms
  • multinational
  • international community
  • exchange
  • global village
  • international relations
Antonyms
  • national
Definition
having power or influence that transcends national boundaries or governments
Example
A) When in international waters, one has to be aware of supranational law. B) NATO, with its many different countries, is a supranational organization.
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