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English definition of “International Court of Justice”

International Court of Justice

noun
 
 
( abbreviation ICJ)
LAW the most important court of law within the United Nations that is responsible for solving disagreements between the governments of different countries and giving legal advice to international organizations. The International Court of Justice is made up of 15 judges from different countries and is based in The Hague, Netherlands: An advisory ruling by the International Court of Justice declared the boundary illegal.
(Definition of International Court of Justice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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