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International Court of Justicenoun

uk   us   ( 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 ​legaladvice to ​internationalorganizations. The International Court of ​Justice is made up of 15 ​judges from different countries and is ​based in The Hague, Netherlands: An ​advisoryruling by the International Court of ​Justicedeclared the boundary ​illegal.
(Definition of International Court of Justice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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