rebus sic stantibus

rebus sic stan·​ti·​bus | \ -(ˌ)sikˈstantəbəs \

Definition of rebus sic stantibus

: so long as conditions have not substantially changed a doctrine in international law that treaties are binding only rebus sic stantibus

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New Latin, literally, things continuing thus

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“Rebus sic stantibus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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