multinationalism

multinational

[muhl-tee-nash-uh-nl, muhl-tahy-]
noun
1.
a large corporation with operations and subsidiaries in several countries.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or involving several nations.
3.
noting or pertaining to multinationals.

Origin:
1925–30; multi- + national

multinationalism, noun
multinationally, adverb
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multinational (ˌmʌltɪˈnæʃənəl)
 
adj
1.  (of a large business company) operating in several countries
 
n
2.  such a company

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multinational
by 1921, from multi- + national. Originally with reference to states; later (by 1960) to corporations.
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