international relations

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international relations

pl.n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) The branch of political science that is concerned with the foreign affairs of and relations among countries.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Foreign affairs; relations among countries.

interna′tional rela′tions


n.
a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations.
[1970–75]
Translations

international relations

nplrapporti mpl internazionali
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