international relations

international relations
noun plural but singular in construction
: a branch of political science concerned with relations between political units of national rank and dealing primarily with foreign policies, the organization and function of governmental agencies concerned with foreign policy, and the factors (as geography and economics) underlying foreign policies

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a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations.
[1970-75]

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international relations UK US noun [plural]
the political relationships that exist between different countries
Thesaurus: general words relating to international relationshyponym

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international relations,
the official contacts between countries that have independent, national governments, carried on by the exchange of ambassadors or ministers.

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noun [noncount]
: an area of study or knowledge concerned with relations between different countries

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