[ kom-pruh-mee ]
/ ˈkɒm prəˌmi /
noun, plural com·pro·mises [kom-pruh-meez]. /ˈkɒm prəˌmiz/. International Law.
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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Origin of compromis
1590–1600; <French: literally, compromise
Words nearby compromis
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Example sentences from the Web for compromis
The submission to arbitration (compromis) must, on pain of nullity, be acted upon within three months from its date (art. 1007).
The parties may, however, beforehand stipulate in the Compromis the possibility of an appeal.International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim