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ambassador a diplomat appointed to represent a nation in an international organization. [1/3 definitions]
Basic English a copyrighted, simplified version of the English language, limited to 850 necessary words and a few grammatical rules, and used esp. as an international communication aid.
cartel an international group of independent businesses formed to control production and prices and to restrict competition in certain business enterprises. [1/2 definitions]
Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. birth name of Muhammad Ali, U.S. boxer and international political activist who won the world heavyweight championship three times.
civil law the section of law that deals with the rights of the citizens, as distinct from laws that regulate criminal acts, military personnel, or international trade. [1/3 definitions]
Comecon an international trade association of communist nations (acronym for "Council for Mutual Economic Assistance").
Comintern see Third International.
communism the international movement to establish state socialism as the dominant world social system. [1/3 definitions]
convention an international agreement or compact, usu. one concerned with a particular subject or issue. [1/4 definitions]
date line see International Date Line.
Eiffel Tower a 984-foot iron tower, constructed in Paris for the International Exposition of 1889, and now a popular tourist attraction.
Esperanto an invented language based on word roots that are common to many Western languages, designed for international use.
foreign exchange international monetary transaction, as between governments or businesses of different countries. [1/2 definitions]
fraternity a men's association organized for social, religious, or philanthropic purposes, which may also be affiliated with a national or international federation; brotherhood. [1/4 definitions]
free city a city having its own sovereign government under international control.
Freemason a member of an international fraternal society that has as its aim the encouraging of mutual aid, brotherly love, and charitable acts. [1/2 definitions]
Geneva Convention one of a number of international agreements, first made in Geneva, Switzerland in 1864, establishing rules for the care of the dead and wounded and the humane treatment of prisoners of war.
Grand Master (often l.c.) an international chess champion. [1/2 definitions]
Grand Prix (sometimes l.c.) any of several automobile races over a long, difficult course, esp. an international one using the same course each year.
IMF abbreviation of "International Monetary Fund," an agency of the United Nations that promotes the stabilization of the world's currencies and maintains a monetary pool from which member nations can draw.
INS abbreviation of "International News Service." [1/2 definitions]