multinational multinational  /ˌməl ˌtaɪ ˈnæ ʃə nəl/


  • (adj) involving or operating in several nations or nationalities


  1. Watch out for Sikkel if you run a multinational company that uses child labor or bribes its way into contracts in developing countries.
  2. FDIC chairman Sheila Bair doesn't think a full government takeover of Citigroup and other multinational financial institutions is practical or even possible.
  3. But if there are fears that organized, multinational crime has come to quiet places like Woodbridge, Ontario, the international coordination that netted Caruana is encouraging.


  1. Support grows for U.S. offshore corporate income tax cut: lawmaker

    By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Support from U.S.-based multinational companies is coalescing around a proposal to stem offshore profit shifting and cut the tax rate on some corporate profits, a top congressional Republican working to revamp the tax code said on Thursday. Under the proposal, income from intangible assets such as patents and trademarks earned by U.S. companies abroad would ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. PageUp People to Showcase Multinational Talent Management Solutions at SHRM 2013 Conference & Expo

    ATLANTA, GA and MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA-- - WHO: PageUp People ™, a Multinational Talent Management solutions provider WHAT: Will exhibit the company's innovative technologies and cutting-edge solutions designed ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Multinational Military Exercises Launch in Jordan

    Multinational military exercises launch in Jordan as Syria seethes        
    on June 9, 2013     Source: ABC News


  1. In a 30-minute telephone call, Mr Obama said "his unequivocal view was that BP was a multinational global company and that frustrations about the oil spill had nothing to do with national identity", a statement released by British officials said.
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "We don't see this as a focus just on the multinational force," Caldwell said. "There's been an ongoing effort since we've been here to target our helicopters. Based on what we have seen, we're already making adjustments in our tactics and...
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: William Caldwell Source: Forbes

  3. "At the beginning of next year we will increase the training of our forces," said al-Maliki. "When they reach an acceptable level, we can talk about transferring power from multinational forces to Iraqi forces."
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: Salon

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