International Court of Justice


a court established in 1945 by the United Nations to decide disputes between nations; located in The Hague, Netherlands.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • International Court of Justice — n. a court established at The Hague in 1945 as an advisory or arbitrational judicial organ of the United Nations …   English World dictionary

  • International Court of Justice — ICJ redirects here. For the commission, see International Commission of Jurists. World Court redirects here. For other uses, see World Court (disambiguation). Not to be confused with the International Criminal Court. International Court of… …   Wikipedia

  • International Court of Justice — Sitz des Gerichtshofes in Den Haag Der Internationale Gerichtshof, IGH (franz.: Cour internationale de Justice, CIJ, engl.: International Court of Justice, ICJ), ist das Hauptrechtsprechungsorgan der Vereinten Nationen und hat seinen Sitz im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • International Court of Justice — International Court of Jus|tice, the the court of law of the ↑United Nations, based in The Hague in the Netherlands. It judges international cases, for example those connected with ↑war crimes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • International Court of Justice — the chief judicial agency of the United Nations, established in 1945 to decide disputes arising between nations. [1905 10] * * * French  Cour internationale de Justice,  byname  World Court         the principal judicial organ of the United… …   Universalium

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

  • International Court of Justice — World Court, legal tribunal of the United Nations composed of 15 judges and located in The Hague which determines the final outcome of squabbles between international groups, ICJ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • International Court of Justice — Judicial arm of the United Nations. It has jurisdiction to give advisory opinions on matters of law and treaty construction when requested by the General Assembly, Security Council or any other international agency authorized by the General A… …   Black's law dictionary

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