from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Distribution of power in which no single nation is able to dominate or interfere with others.
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- noun politics, government A situation of
equilibriumin which no country is powerful enough to control, or threaten the interests of, the others.
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- noun an equilibrium of power between nations
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