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balance of power

noun [S] uk   us  
a position in which both or all of the groups or people involved, usually in a political situation, have equal power: Both countries have a vested interest in maintaining the balance of power.
Translations of “balance of power”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指政治)力量均衡…
in Russian равновесие сил…
in Turkish güçler dengesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指政治)力量均衡…
in Polish równowaga sił…
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