World Court

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

World Court

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


World Court
The International Court of Justice, a judicial tribunal established by the United Nations to hear disputes submitted by nations and to issue advisory opinions upon request of a United Nations organ, such as the General Assembly or Security Council. The World Court has 15 judges and sits in The Hague (Netherlands).
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

World Court
n.
   the Court of International Justice, founded by the United Nations in 1945, which hears international disputes, but only when the parties (usually governments) agree to have the issue heard and to be bound by the decision.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • World Court — n. INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE …   English World dictionary

  • World Court — noun a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑International Court of Justice • Hypernyms: ↑court, ↑tribunal, ↑judicature • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • World Court — an international tribunal established under the Covenant of the League of Nations and replaced in 1945 by the International Court of Justice. Official name, Permanent Court of International Justice. * * * …   Universalium

  • world court — ICJ, International Court of Justice, court of the United Nations composed of 15 judges and is located in The Hague …   English contemporary dictionary

  • World Court —  Officially the International Court of Justice, and that title should generally be used on first reference or soon thereafter …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • World Court —    Officially it is the International Court of Justice, and that title should generally be used on first reference or soon thereafter. See also international courts …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • World Court — /wɜld ˈkɔt/ (say werld kawt) noun → International Court of Justice …   Australian English dictionary

  • World Court — See International Court of Justice …   Black's law dictionary

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