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peace·ful co·ex·is·tence

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  1. peaceful coexistencenoun

    The idea that nation-states should not interfere with the domestic affairs of other countries in order to avoid conflict.


  1. Peaceful coexistence

    Peaceful coexistence was a theory developed and applied by the Soviet Union at various points during the Cold War in the context of its ostensibly Marxist–Leninist foreign policy and was adopted by Soviet-influenced "Socialist states" that they could peacefully coexist with the capitalist bloc. This was in contrast to the antagonistic contradiction principle that Communism and capitalism could never coexist in peace. The Soviet Union applied it to relations between the western world and in particular, the United States and NATO countries and the nations of the Warsaw Pact. Debates over differing interpretations of peaceful coexistence were one aspect of the Sino-Soviet split in the 1950s and 1960s. During the 1960s and early 1970s, the People's Republic of China under the leadership of its founder, Mao Zedong, argued that a belligerent attitude should be maintained towards capitalist countries, and so initially rejected the peaceful coexistence theory as essentially Marxist revisionism. However, their decision in 1972 to establish a trade relationship with the United States also saw China cautiously adopting a version of the theory to relations between itself and non-socialist countries in the developing world. From that point through to the early 1980s and Socialism with Chinese characteristics, China increasingly extended its own peaceful coexistence concept to include all nations. Enver Hoxha also denounced this and turned against China as a result of China growing closer ties to the West such as 1972 Nixon visit to China and today Hoxhaist parties continue to denounce the concept of peaceful coexistence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of peaceful coexistence in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of peaceful coexistence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of peaceful coexistence in a Sentence

  1. Josefina Vidal:

    He wasn't that different from us, to think that it's beneficial, normal relations means you are ready to respect the other party's differences and have a peaceful coexistence.

  2. Vartan Gregorian:

    The book is here to stay. What we're doing is symbolic of the peaceful coexistence of the book and the computer.

  3. Colonel Abdul Kareem al-Saadi:

    Such procedures are meant to achieve a bigger objective which is maintaining peaceful coexistence.

  4. Claudi Vanoni:

    The increasingly frequent attacks against Jews are shameful for our country. Right-wing movements are attacking our democracy and are targeting our peaceful coexistence, we must protect Jewish life with all our means in our nation of laws and hold the perpetrators accountable.

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  • friedliches ZusammenlebenGerman
  • coexistencia pacíficaSpanish
  • coexistence pacifiqueFrench
  • அமைதியான சகவாழ்வுTamil
  • پرامن بقائے باہمیUrdu

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