peaceful coexistence

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search


English Wikipedia has an article on:


peaceful coexistence (uncountable)

  1. (politics) A situation where nation-states do not interfere with the domestic affairs of other countries, in order to avoid conflict; mutual non-interference.
    • 1957, Chiang, Chung-cheng (Kai-shek), “Introduction”, in Soviet Russia in China: A Summing-up at Seventy[1], New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, LCCN 57010316, OCLC 955026629, page 6:
      In spite of the failure of the first trial run of "peaceful coexistence," Kuomintang, and later the Chinese Government under my leadership, went through two more periods of "peaceful coexistence," resulting in the total loss of the Chinese mainland.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:peaceful coexistence.