from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Distribution of power in which no single nation is able to dominate or interfere with others.
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- n. A situation of equilibrium in which no country is powerful enough to control, or threaten the interests of, the others.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. such an adjustment of power among sovereign states that no one state is in a position to interfere with the independence of the others; international equilibrium; also, the ability (of a state or a third party within a state) to control the relations between sovereign states or between dominant parties in a state.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an equilibrium of power between nations
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