the chief judicial agency of the United Nations, established in 1945 to decide disputes arising between nations.
a court established in the Hague to settle disputes brought by nations that are parties to the Statute of the Court Also called World Court
A division of the United Nations that settles legal disputes submitted to it by member nations. The International Court of Justice, also called the World Court, meets in The Hague, The Netherlands.
noun 1. a theoretical line following approximately the 180th meridian, the regions to the east of which are counted as being one day earlier in their calendar dates than the regions to the west. noun 1. the line approximately following the 180° meridian from Greenwich on the east side of which the date is one […]
[an-ter-na-syaw-nal] /ɛ̃ tɛr na syɔˈnal/ noun 1. a revolutionary workers’ anthem, first sung in France in 1871. /ˌɪntənæʃəˈnɑːl/ noun 1. the Internationale, a revolutionary socialist hymn, first sung in 1871 in France “Internationale” [(ann-tuhr-nahs-yuh-nahl, in-tuhr-nash-uh-nahl)] An international anthem of communists and socialists (see socialism).
- International finance corporation
noun 1. an organization that invests directly in private companies and makes or guarantees loans to private investors. It is affiliated to the World Bank and is part of the World Bank Group IFC
- International geophysical year
noun 1. the 18-month period from July 1, 1957, to Dec 31, 1958, during which a number of nations agreed to cooperate in a geophysical research programme IGY