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Definitions of Supranational

(adjective) Beyond the scope of one nation’s boundaries or interests.

Example of Supranational

  • Climate change is a supranational problem.

Supranational Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: su·pra·na·tion·al

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /soo-pruh-nAsh-uhn-l/
  • British English – /syoo-pruh-nAsh-uh-nuhl/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˌsuprəˈnæʃ(ə)nəl/
  • British English – /ˌsjuːprəˈnaʃn̩(ə)l/

Usage Note

  • Sociologists study (noun) supranationality and (noun) supranationalism to examine (adverb) supranationally relevant themes such as (noun) supranationalists and the process of (noun) supranationalization or how culture (verb) supranationalizes.

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Cite the Definition of Supranational

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “supranational.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 6, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/supranational/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

supranational. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/supranational/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “supranational.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 6, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/supranational/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“supranational.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 6 Aug. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/supranational/>.