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status quo ante bellum

foreign term sta·tus quo an·te bel·lum \ˈstä-ts-kwō-ˌän-te-ˈbe-lm\

Definition of STATUS QUO ANTE BELLUM

:  the state existing before the war
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Origin of STATUS QUO ANTE BELLUM

Latin

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