AskDefine | Define trilateral

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trilateral adj
1 involving three parties or elements; "the triangular mother-father-child relationship"; "a trilateral agreement"; "a tripartite treaty"; "a tripartite division"; "a three-way playoff" [syn: triangular, tripartite, three-party, three-way]
2 having three sides; "a trilateral figure" [syn: triangular, three-sided] n : a three-sided polygon [syn: triangle, trigon]

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tri- + lateral


  1. Having three sides.
    The trilateral peace conference, between the red faction, blue faction and white faction, went no where.

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