comity of nations

noun phrase

Definition of comity of nations

1 : the courtesy and friendship of nations marked especially by mutual recognition of executive, legislative, and judicial acts
2 : the group of nations practicing international comity

First Known Use of comity of nations

1862, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Comity of nations.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comity%20of%20nations. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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comity of nations

comity of na·​tions | \ -ˈnā-shənz \

Legal Definition of comity of nations

1 : the courtesy and friendship of nations marked especially by mutual recognition of executive, legislative, and judicial acts
2 : the group of nations practicing international comity

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