buffer state

noun

Definition of buffer state

  1. :  a usually neutral state lying between two larger potentially rival powers

1883

First Known Use of buffer state

1883


BUFFER STATE Defined for English Language Learners

buffer state

noun

Definition of buffer state for English Language Learners

  • : a country that is located between two larger countries that often fight with each other

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