international

[ in-ter-nash-uh-nl ]SEE DEFINITION OF international

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Humanity hungers for international peace, and we crave it with all mankind.

Now, this is evidently the biggest item of the year—it's international, by George!

You know, of course, of the International Conference assembled in Milan?

"Ruggles' International Relish" she had named it after a moment's thought.

His business is international with the exception of Glasgow and Italy.

Then goodbye, O, international laws, with your customs and rules.

This is commonly called the International American Conference.

We are passing, undoubtedly, into a new era of international communication.

The power of a state is limited, the power of money is unlimited, it is international.

Fourthly and lastly, I come to the commission on international credits.

WORD ORIGIN

1780, apparently coined by Jeremy Bentham from inter- + 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 French international), the socialist hymn, was written 1871 by Eugène Pottier. International Date Line is from 1910. Related: Internationally.

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