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compromis

[ kom-pruh-mee ]

noun

, International Law.
, plural com·pro·mises [kom, -pr, uh, -meez].
  1. a formal document, executed in common by nations submitting a dispute to arbitration, that defines the matter at issue, the rules of procedure and the powers of the arbitral tribunal, and the principles for determining the award.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of compromis1

1590–1600; < French: literally, compromise

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Example Sentences

Mais monsieur, je dois donc vous avertir tout bonnement que si vous entrez dans la ville, vous serez—enfin vous serez compromis!

The parties may, however, beforehand stipulate in the Compromis the possibility of an appeal.

Le Bureau communique sans dlai chaque arbitre le compromis et les noms des autres Membres du Tribunal.

Si le compromis n'a pas dtermin les langues employer, il en est dcid par le Tribunal.

Les Parties peuvent se rserver dans le compromis de demander la rvision de la sentence arbitrale.

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