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Definition: Aggression


Full Definition of Aggression

Unjustified planned, threatened, or carried out use of force by one nation against another.

The keyword in the definition of aggression is “unjustified”—that is, in violation of international law, treaties, or agreements. It was the basic charge leveled against Nazi Germany at the Nuremberg Trials in 1946.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Aggression are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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