si vis pacem, para bellum


si vis pa·cem, pa·ra bel·lum

foreign term \sē-ˈwēs-ˈpä-ˌkem ˈpä-rä-ˈbe-ˌlm\

Definition of SI VIS PACEM, PARA BELLUM

:  if you wish peace, prepare for war

Origin of SI VIS PACEM, PARA BELLUM

Latin

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