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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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(2) Particularly relevant to my subject today, Charney had a special interest in the sources of international law, including customary international law and the role of international organizations.
sources of international law in order to decide disputes before it:
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