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international law

n.
The set of laws that govern relations between countries, as established by custom and agreement. Also called law of nations.
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international law

n
(Law) the body of rules generally recognized by civilized nations as governing their conduct towards each other and towards each other's subjects
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in′terna′tional law′


n.
the body of rules that nations generally recognize as binding in their conduct toward one another.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
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Translations

international law

nVölkerrecht nt, → internationales Recht
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The statement further said that the international community should consider Ya'alon the primary cause of the instability, and urged all states to take serious actions towards Israel and obliging the government to abide by international law, international humanitarian law and Geneva Conventions.
Among the exercise areas included are treaty law, state use of force, and specialized branches of public international law such as human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international refugee law, and international environmental law.
He is also considered as an expert in international law, international arbitration, international investment law, international administration law and contradicting interests law.