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international law


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The set of laws that govern relations between countries, as established by custom and agreement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Law which involves, for instance, the United Nations, maritime law, international criminal law and the Geneva Convention.
  • noun Law which addresses the question of which legal jurisdiction cases may be heard in.
  • noun Law covering situations where the laws of nation states are held inapplicable when conflicting with a supranational legal system.
  • noun The term commonly used for referring to the system of implicit and explicit agreements that bind together nations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the body of laws governing relations between nations


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