noun International Law.
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Example sentences from the Web for retorsion
Although such acts may be met by retorsion, they are not illegal and therefore not delinquent acts.International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)|Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Mallarmé set him to cryptic harmonies, and placed him in a dim rich forest (though he called him a faun; a faun in retorsion).Unicorns|James Huneker
The question when retorsion is and when it is not justified is not one of law, and is difficult to answer.
The essence of retorsion consists in retaliation for a noxious act by an act of the same kind.
These measures of retorsion should always be within the bounds of municipal and international law.International Law|George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker