Significado de “cold war” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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cold warnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkəʊld ˈwɔːr/ us /ˌkoʊld ˈwɔːr/

Examples from literature

  • And we have a cold war with only one country, and they're the only ones who'd play a deadly trick like this. 
  • He makes his audience squirm with anxiety about how America is losing the cold war on all fronts, and makes them burn with desire to reverse this trend. 

(Definición de cold war del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

cold war en inglés americano

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cold warnoun [ C ]

/ˈkoʊld ˈwɔr/

politics & government a continuing and dangerous unfriendly situation existing between countries that is expressed in political ways, often including threats of war

world history The Cold War was a period of political difficulty involving the US and the USSR between 1945 and 1991.

(Definición de cold war del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

cold war en inglés de negocios

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cold warnoun [ C ]

also Cold War uk us

POLITICS an extremely unfriendly relationship between countries, which is expressed not through fighting but through political pressure and threats. The expression usually refers to the relationship between the US and the Soviet Union after the Second World War:

With the Cold War over, global warming has replaced nuclear warfare as the source of fears of a man-made apocalypse.

(Definición de cold war del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)