Dispute settlement procedure (争端解决程序 zhēngduān jiějué chéngxù) refers to the process of the WTO resolving disputes, which consists three main stages: (i) consultations between member countries; (ii) adjudication by panels; (iii) the implementation of adjudication.
- 争 (zhēng) as in arguing (争论 zhēnglùn) or war (战争 zhànzhēng).
- 端 (duān) as in extremes (极端 jíduān) and north pole (北端 běiduān).
- 解决 (jiějué) derives from
- 程序 (chéngxù) as in computer programs (电脑程序 diànnǎo chéngxù) or maintenance procedures (维修程序 wéixiū chéngxù).
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