divide et impera

Latin phrase

di·​vi·​de et im·​pe·​ra ˈdē-wi-ˌde-ˌet-ˈim-pe-ˌrä How to pronounce divide et impera (audio)
: divide and rule : split the opposition so that it ceases to threaten your own power

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“Divide et impera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/divide%20et%20impera. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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