There results between them a modus vivendi, which is organization.
What of the 'modus vivendi' of the two races occupying the same soil?
In 1890 they were arranging a modus vivendi with the French government about the lobster fisheries.
All enduring forms establish a modus vivendi with their surroundings.
On March 15 the British Government flatly refused the modus vivendi suggestion.
A wise, liberal, Christian modus vivendi was the object of his desire.
By the modus vivendi Canada was given temporary possession of valuable Chilkaht territory, and her new maps were made accordingly.
And she ultimately succeeded in establishing a modus vivendi.
There was a dispute of kindness, and in the end a modus vivendi of gratitude was arrived at.
They must establish some modus vivendi, and it must be founded on justice.
1879, Latin, literally "way of living or getting along" (see modus).
Modus vivendi is any temporary compromise that enables parties to carry on pending settlement of a dispute that would otherwise paralyse their activities. [Fowler]
A compromise between adversaries that allows them to get along temporarily: “During the separation, my parents adopted a modus vivendi that enabled them to tolerate each other.” From Latin, meaning a “method of living.”