renvoi

noun
ren·voi | \ ren-ˈvȯi \

Legal Definition of renvoi 

: the reference of a matter involving a conflict of laws to the law of the foreign jurisdiction involved including reference to the jurisdiction's rules governing conflicts of laws — compare whole law

History and Etymology for renvoi

French, act of sending back, reference, from Middle French, from renvoyer to send back

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about renvoi

Comments on renvoi

What made you want to look up renvoi? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!