HyperDic: law_of_nations

English > 1 sense of the expression law of nations:
NOUNgrouplaw of nations, international lawthe body of laws governing relations / relations between nations
English > law of nations: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe body of laws governing relations / relations between nations.
Synonyminternational law
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowermaritime law, marine law, admiralty lawThe branch of international law that deals with territorial and international waters or with shipping or with ocean fishery etc.
Broaderlaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Oppositecivil lawThe body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
Spanishderecho internacional
Catalandret internacional

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