international_law-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: the regulatory rules and treaties that govern relations between nations

Commentary: INTERNATIONAL_LAW[+abstract][+body][+rule][+regulatory][+governing][+relations][+between_nations]

These fishing practices are in clear violation of international law.
The government argued its actions in this matter were in accordance with accepted international law.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1