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cold war

noun [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.
Translations of “cold war”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指二戰後美國和蘇聯之間的)冷戰…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指二战后美国和苏联之间的)冷战…
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