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Word: comity

Definition: courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations


Sentences Containing 'comity'

In January 1935, Simon wrote to George V that “The practical choice is between a Germany which continues to rearm without any regulation or agreement and a Germany which, through getting a recognition of its rights and some modifications of the Peace Treaties enters into the comity of nations and contributes in this or other ways to European stability.

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