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the new world ordernoun [S]

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a ​politicalsituation in which the ​countries of the ​world are no ​longerdivided because of ​theirsupport for either the US or the ​Soviet Union and ​insteadwork together to ​solveinternationalproblems: The new ​worldorder was ​expected to come into ​existence after the ​collapse of ​Communism in ​easternEurope and the end of the Cold War.
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