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gunboat diplomacynoun [U]

uk   /ˌɡʌn.bəʊt dɪˈpləʊ.mə.si/  us   /ˌɡʌn.boʊt dɪˈploʊ.mə.si/ disapproving
the use of military threats by a strong country against a weaker country in order to make that country obey it
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in Chinese (Simplified) (强国以武力威胁弱国的)炮舰外交…
in Chinese (Traditional) (強國以武力威脅弱國的)炮艦外交…
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