balance of power

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balance of power

n.
Distribution of power in which no single nation is able to dominate or interfere with others.

balance of power

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the distribution of power among countries so that no one nation can seriously threaten the fundamental interests of another
2. any similar distribution of power or influence

bal′ance of pow′er


n.
a distribution of forces among nations or groups such that no single one is strong enough to assert its will or dominate the others.
[1570–80]
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Noun1.balance of power - an equilibrium of power between nationsbalance of power - an equilibrium of power between nations
equilibrium - a stable situation in which forces cancel one another
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