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comity of nations

Definition of comity of nations

  1. 1 :  the courtesy and friendship of nations marked especially by mutual recognition of executive, legislative, and judicial acts

  2. 2 :  the group of nations practicing international comity



1862

First Known Use of comity of nations

1862


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comity of nations

comity of na·tions \-ˈnā-shənz\
  1. 1 :  the courtesy and friendship of nations marked especially by mutual recognition of executive, legislative, and judicial acts

  2. 2 :  the group of nations practicing international comity




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