Definition of multilateral adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌmʌltiˈlætərəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltiˈlætərəl//
    International relations
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  1. 1in which three or more groups, nations, etc. take part multilateral negotiations The peace talks are to be conducted on a multilateral basis. multilateral nuclear disarmament See related entries: International relations
  2. 2having many sides or parts
  3. compare bilateral, trilateral, unilateral
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: multilateral