Meaning of INTERNATIONAL in English

adj. & n.


1. existing, involving, or carried on between two or more nations.

2 agreed on or used by all or many nations (international date-line; international driving licence).


1. a a contest, esp. in sport, between teams representing different countries. b a member of such a team.

2 a (International) any of four associations founded (1864-1936) to promote socialist or communist action. b a member of any of these.

Phrases and idioms:

international law a body of rules established by custom or treaty and agreed as binding by nations in their relations with one another. international system of units a system of physical units based on the metre, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, candela, and mole, with prefixes to indicate multiplication or division by a power of ten. international unit a standard quantity of a vitamin etc.


internationality n. internationally adv.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.