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international relations

noun plural but singular in construction

Simple Definition of international relations

  • : an area of study or knowledge concerned with relations between different countries

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of international relations

  1. :  a branch of political science concerned with relations between nations and primarily with foreign policies

1880

First Known Use of international relations

1880


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