supranational su‧pra‧na‧tion‧al [ˌsuːprəˈnæʆnəl] adjective ECONOMICS
involving more than one country:

• We will focus on the way supranational economic forces affect us.

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   An agency which raises money in world capital markets to fund investment in developing countries or large projects. Supranationals are owned by a consortium of national governments. They include the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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supranational UK US /ˌsuːprəˈnæʃənəl/ adjective
POLITICS, GOVERNMENT involving more than one country: »

the WTO, and other supranational organizations


A large percentage of the fund's assets will be invested in securities of supranational entities.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • supranational — adj. Transcending national boundaries, concerns, or governments. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. supranational greater than a state. More s …   Law dictionary

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  • supranational — 1908, from SUPRA (Cf. supra ) + NATIONAL (Cf. national) …   Etymology dictionary

  • supranational — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having power or influence that transcends national boundaries or governments …   English terms dictionary

  • Supranational — Supranationalität (von lateinisch supra, „über“, und natio, „Volk“ bzw. „Staat“) ist ein Begriff des Völkerrechts und der Politikwissenschaft, genauer der Lehre der internationalen Beziehungen. Er bedeutet eine Verlagerung von Zuständigkeiten von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • supranational — [[t]su͟ːprənæ̱ʃənəl[/t]] also supra national ADJ: ADJ n A supranational organization or authority involves or relates to more than one country. ...NATO and other Western supranational institutions …   English dictionary

  • supranational — adjective Date: 1908 transcending national boundaries, authority, or interests < a supranational authority, regulating ocean usage N. H. Jacoby > • supranationalism noun • supranationalist noun • supranationality noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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