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English definition of “the new world order”

the new world order

noun [S] uk   us  
a political situation in which the countries of the world are no longer divided because of their support for either the US or the Soviet Union and instead work together to solve international problems: The new world order was expected to come into existence after the collapse of Communism in eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War.
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