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world order

noun

a system for controlling world events, esp. for political stability

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  • I have no capacity to describe the world order after the war.

    Proclaim Liberty! Gilbert Seldes
  • Seventh, The impotency and limitations of the world order are most evident.

    Satan

    Lewis Sperry Chafer
  • Thus finding utterance as the prophet of God, he consummates his mission and takes his place in the world order.

    The Enjoyment of Art Carleton Noyes
  • Such a believer has the skeptic become; he now has faith in the Gods, and in a world order.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • Universal education, equality between male and female, and world order and peace are its goals.

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