occurring between the East and the West, especially, formerly, occurring between the Soviet Union and the U.S.: East-West trade; East-West relations.
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How to use East-West in a sentence
In this environment, minor provocations on Russia's post-Soviet periphery could spiral quickly into full-scale East-West crises.
I was at the East-West Center in Hawaii a few years ago for a faith-media seminar.
This contact is on the southern side of the granite ridge, the crest of which is approximately East-West.Mount Rainier | Various
Another East-West wall, of which only remnants were found, joined Wall E and its southern terminus.The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia | C. Malcolm Watkins
The north-south course runs 100 feet to its junction with the northern East-West segment.The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia | C. Malcolm Watkins
Western security controls were not primarily responsible for the low levels of East-West trade.East-West Trade Trends | Harold E. Stassen
The controls apply to a small percentage of the types of goods which made up East-West trade in the prewar years or in 1948.East-West Trade Trends | Harold E. Stassen