Definition of “the Geneva Convention” - English Dictionary

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“the Geneva Convention” in British English

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the Geneva Conventionnoun [ S ]

uk /dʒəˌniː.və kənˈven.ʃən/ us /dʒəˌniː.və kənˈven.ʃən/

an agreement accepted by most countries of the world that establishes standards for the reasonable treatment of soldiers, and other people involved, in periods of war

(Definition of “the Geneva Convention” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)