wu wei

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wu wei

 (wo͞o wā)
n.
A Taoist principle of action in accordance with the true nature of people, objects, and systems, rather than striving for dominance and control.

[Mandarin wúwéi : Mandarin , not to have, there is no (thing) (from Middle Chinese ʋjyə̆, ʋuə̆) + Mandarin wéi, to do, make, become, be (from Middle Chinese yj).]