international relations

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
Updated on: 12 Jan 2018

Definition of international relations

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

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First Known Use of international relations

1914


INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Defined for English Language Learners

international relations

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Definition of international relations for English Language Learners

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


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