transnational corporation

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1. Same as multinational corporation, though for some reason this term seems to be preferred by those who don't like them.
2. A corporation whose national identity is a matter of convenience only, and that will move its headquarters readily in response to incentives.

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We were a transnational corporation and we had a lot of power and influence in the world of business and marketing.

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I read in an article this morning that Apple has labeled itself as a transnational corporation in an attempt to make it sound better than it is.

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When my boss was considering moving our corporate headquarters out of the United States, he explained that we were truly a transnational corporation now and were no longer bound by national borders.

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