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English definition of “the law of the jungle”

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the law of the jungle

the idea that people who care only about themselves will be most likely to succeed in a society or organization: We hope for a world where the rule of law, not the law of the jungle, governs the conduct of nations.
Translations of “the law of the jungle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 叢林法則,弱肉強食…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丛林法则,弱肉强食…
(Definition of the law of the jungle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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