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international law

Syllabification: in·ter·na·tion·al law

Definition of international law in English:

noun

A body of rules established by custom or treaty and recognized by nations as binding in their relations with one another.
Example sentences
  • This law has a twofold relationship with the general body of public international law.
  • The body of law which deals with this issue is known as the conflict of laws or private international law.
  • Comparisons between international law and domestic criminal law do indeed appear stark.

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