Bilaterally



pertaining to, involving, or affecting two or both sides, factions, parties, or the like:
a bilateral agreement; bilateral sponsorship.
located on opposite sides of an axis; two-sided, especially when of equal size, value, etc.
Biology. pertaining to the right and left sides of a structure, plane, etc.
Chiefly Law. (of a contract) binding the parties to reciprocal obligations.
through both parents equally:
bilateral affiliation.
Compare unilateral (def 7).
Informal. a bilateral agreement, especially regarding international trade.
Historical Examples

Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley Harlan Ingersoll Smith
Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work P. Chalmers Mitchell
Elementary Zoology, Second Edition Vernon L. Kellogg
Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, First Part: Porulosa (Spumellaria and Acantharia) Ernst Haeckel
Natural History of Cottonmouth Moccasin, Agkistrodon piscovorus (Reptilia) Ray D. Burkett
The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley Harlan Ingersoll Smith
The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley Harlan Ingersoll Smith
Martin Eden Jack London
The Origin of Vertebrates Walter Holbrook Gaskell

adjective
having or involving two sides
affecting or undertaken by two parties; mutual: a bilateral treaty
denoting or relating to bilateral symmetry
having identical sides or parts on each side of an axis; symmetrical
(sociol) relating to descent through both maternal and paternal lineage Compare unilateral (sense 5)
(Brit) relating to an education that combines academic and technical courses
a bilateral meeting
adj.

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