Translation of "cold war" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

cold war

noun [ C ] uk us

a state of extreme unfriendliness existing between countries, especially with opposing political systems, which expresses itself not through fighting but through political pressure and threats. The expression is usually used of the relationship between the US and the Soviet Union after the Second World War.

(通常指二战后美国和苏联之间的)冷战

(Translation of “cold war” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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