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Geneva Convention, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGeneva Convention, thethe Geneva ConventionGeˌneva Conˈvention, the  a set of agreements that establish rules for how people should be treated during wars, especially if they are wounded or taken prisoner. The Geneva Convention was first written at Geneva, Switzerland, in the 19th century and was accepted by most countries. It has been changed several times at later international meetings.
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