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si vis pacem, para bellum

foreign term si vis pa·cem, pa·ra bel·lum \sē-ˈwēs-ˈpä-ˌkem ˈpä-rä-ˈbe-ˌlu̇m\

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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