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freedom of the seas

n.
1. The doctrine that ships of any nation may travel through international waters unhampered.
2. The right of neutral shipping in wartime to trade at will except where blockades are established.

freedom of the seas

n
1. (Law) the right of ships of all nations to sail the high seas in peacetime
2. (Law) (in wartime) the immunity accorded to neutral ships from attack
3. (Law) the exclusive jurisdiction possessed by a state over its own ships sailing the high seas in peacetime

free′dom of the seas′


n.
the doctrine that merchant ships may sail anywhere on the high seas without interference.
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Noun1.freedom of the seas - the right of merchant ships to travel freely in international waters
freedom - the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
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