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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “modus vivendi”

modus vivendi

noun [S]
 
 
/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。
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