international

international (adj.) 1780, apparently coined by Jeremy Bentham from INTER- (Cf. inter-) + NATIONAL (Cf. national). In communist jargon, as a noun and with a capital -i-, it is short for International Working Men's Association, the first of which was founded in London by Marx in 1864. "The Internationale" (from fem. of Fr. international), the socialist hymn, was written 1871 by Eugène Pottier. International Date Line is from 1910. Related: Internationally.

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  • international — international, ale, aux [ ɛ̃tɛrnasjɔnal, o ] adj. • 1801; de inter et national ♦ Qui a lieu, qui se fait de nation à nation, entre plusieurs nations; qui concerne les rapports des nations entre elles. Relations internationales. Politique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • International XT — Manufacturer International Trucks Navistar International Corporation Production 2004–2008 Assembly Garland, Texas …   Wikipedia

  • International — or internationally most often describes interaction between nations, or encompassing two or more nations, constituting a group or association having members in two or more nations, or generally reaching beyond national boundaries. In American… …   Wikipedia

  • internaţional — INTERNAŢIONÁL, Ă, internaţionali, e, adj. Care are loc între mai multe naţiuni, care angajează sau priveşte mai multe ţări, privitor la raporturile dintre naţiuni. La care participă reprezentanţii mai multor state; care are o importanţă ce… …   Dicționar Român

  • International — In ter*na tion*al, a. [Pref. inter + national: cf. F. international.] [1913 Webster] 1. Between or among nations; pertaining to the intercourse of nations; participated in by two or more nations; common to, or affecting, two or more nations.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • International XT — International MXT. La línea International XT se compone de tres grandes camionetas, construidas en base al mismo chasis. Debido a su alto precio y baja producción (las ventas están en el rango de 500 a 1000 por año), la XT es típicamente… …   Wikipedia Español

  • international — [in΄tər nash′ə nəl; ] for n. 2 also [, in΄tərnash΄ə nal′, in΄tər nash΄ənäl′] adj. 1. between or among nations [an international treaty] 2. concerned with the relations between nations [an international court] 3. for the use of all nations… …   English World dictionary

  • international — in‧ter‧na‧tion‧al [ˌɪntəˈnæʆnəl◂ ǁ tər ] adjective relating to or involving more than one country: • international trade agreements • State owned industries will come under even greater stress from international competition. * * * international… …   Financial and business terms

  • International — (von lat. inter, zwischen und natio, Volk oder Volksstamm) bedeutet zwischenstaatlich. Der Begriff wurde 1789 von Bentham geprägt. Im üblichen Sprachgebrauch kann er Nationen betreffend dreierlei bedeuten: einerseits etwas, das mehrere Staaten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • International — In ter*na tion*al, n. [Cf. F. internationale.] [1913 Webster] 1. The International; an abbreviated from of the title of the International Workingmen s Association, the name of an association, formed in London in 1864, which has for object the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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