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View synonyms for buffer state

buffer state

noun

  1. a nation lying between potentially hostile larger nations.


buffer state

noun

  1. a small neutral state between two rival powers


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Word History and Origins

Origin of buffer state1

First recorded in 1880–85
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Example Sentences

I took my seat beside him, while the lady, a useful little buffer state, was squeezed in between the two men of wrath at the back.

She sketches out a letter to be written to the lady who is at present a buffer-state between the dried man and the parched women.

The “buffer-state” of modern diplomacy is of the same ineffectual type.

The fierce mountaineers had allied themselves with Median tribes and overrun the buffer State of the Mannai.

And the little buffer state began to be very wise and politic and energetic.

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