Translation of "modus vivendi" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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modus vivendinoun [ S ]

uk /ˌməʊ.dəs vɪˈven.diː/ us /ˌmoʊ.dəs viːˈven.di/ formal

an arrangement allowing people or groups of people who have different opinions or beliefs to work or live together

临时解决办法,权宜之计;妥协
Our two countries must put aside the memory of war and seek a modus vivendi. 我们两个国家必须捐弃战争宿怨,寻求妥协的办法。

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

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