comity of nations


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comity of nations

n.
1. The act of giving effect to the laws, executive acts, or legal decisions of one nation by another in recognition of the two nations' mutual respect.
2. The nations observing international comity. Also called comity.
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comity of nations

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the friendly recognition accorded by one nation to the laws and usages of another
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Noun1.comity of nations - courteous respect by one nation for the laws and institutions of another
comity - a state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect
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