peaceful coexistence

peaceful coexistence
/pisfəl koʊəgˈzɪstəns/ (say peesfuhl kohuhg'zistuhns)

noun
the simultaneous existence of two incompatible political systems, without hostilities.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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