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peace in our time

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  • n. A paraphrase of or misattribution to Neville Chamberlain, who stated that "peace for our time" would be the result of the Munich Agreement of 1938.
  • n. Used to evoke the situation where an aggressor is being appeased for the sake of delaying a (possibly inevitable) war
  • n. Used to evoke the idea of false political promises and false expectations.

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