Definition of Most-favored-nation

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a commercial treaty where two nations agree to accord each other the same favorable terms that would be offered in treaties with any other nation.

Partainyms: Commercial Treaty

Lexicographical Neighbors of Most-favored-nation

mossy-cup oak
mossy cell
mossy fibres
mossy foot
mossy saxifrage
mossycup oak
most-favored-nation (current term)
most Rikki-Tik
most certainly
most especially
most evil
most importantly
most likely to succeed
most muscular
most musculars
most of all
most recently
most significant bit
most significant bits
most significant byte

Literary usage of Most-favored-nation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied by the United States by Charles Cheney Hyde (1922)
"6 THE most-favored-nation CLAUSE a 536. Reciprocal Commercial Concessions. Treaties frequently provide in substance that in what concerns navigation and ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1914)
"Consular Treaty Rights and Comments on the' Most Favored Nation' Clause. By Ernest Ludwig. Akron, Ohio: The New Werner Company. 1913. pp. 239. ..."

3. Handbook of International Law by George Grafton Wilson (1910)
"Toward the end of the seventeenth century the expression "most favored nation" came into use. These treaties did not relate to commercial affairs only, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Any departure from the most favored nation principle reciprocally applied ... By notice of the United States, the «most favored nation" clause in the (1850) ..."

5. History of Domestic and Foreign Commerce of the United States by Emory Richard Johnson, Thurman William Van Metre, Grover Gerhardt Huebner, David Scott Hanchet (1922)
"Ordinarily the most-favored-nation clause in the commercial treaties of the United States is a general clause in which the contracting nations guarantee to ..."

6. The Foreign Relations of China: A History and a Survey by Mingchien Joshua Bau (1922)
"By the most favored nation treatment is meant that whatever privileges, ... The origin of this most favored nation clause goes back to the supplementary ..."

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