peaceful coexistence


competition without war, or a policy of peace between nations of widely differing political systems and ideologies, especially between Communist and non-Communist nations: peaceful coexistence between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.

Nearby words

  1. peace sign,
  2. peace-keeping,
  3. peaceable,
  4. peaceably,
  5. peaceful,
  6. peacefully,
  7. peacekeeper,
  8. peacekeeping,
  9. peacemaker,
  10. peacemaking

Origin of peaceful coexistence

1915–20; often as translation of Russian mírnoe sosushchestvovánie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019