balance of power Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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balance of powernoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​position in which both or all of the ​groups or ​peopleinvolved, usually in a ​politicalsituation, have ​equalpower: Both ​countries have a vested ​interest in maintaining the ​balance of ​power.
(Definition of balance of power from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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balance of powernoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈbæl·əns əv ˈpaʊ·ər/
politics & government a ​situation in which no ​country is ​powerful enough to ​control the ​others
(Definition of balance of power from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “balance of power”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指政治)力量均衡…
in Turkish güçler dengesi…
in Russian равновесие сил…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指政治)力量均衡…
in Polish równowaga sił…
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