international law(redirected from International public law)
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The set of laws that govern relations between countries, as established by custom and agreement. Also called law of nations.
(Law) the body of rules generally recognized by civilized nations as governing their conduct towards each other and towards each other's subjects
the body of rules that nations generally recognize as binding in their conduct toward one another.
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|Noun||1.||international law - the body of laws governing relations between nations|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
admiralty law, marine law, maritime law - the branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
civil law - the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation