Examples of modus vivendi in a Sentence
The two nations developed a modus vivendi in order to avoid war.
Recent Examples of modus vivendi from the Web
Sometimes claims were backed with guns; in a few cases, squatter and owner worked out a modus vivendi of sharing the property.
What does alarm me is the fact that, clearly, if the two Koreas somehow managed a peaceful modus vivendi on their own, some people in the United States would devote themselves night and day to screwing that up.
The Republicans’ modus vivendi is to ignore that Trump keeps saying strange things that are not in the script.
The alternative to such a modus vivendi for Prime Minister Abadi is a capable Kurdish fighting force in a state of permanent insurrection.
Still Cuban officials were hopeful that a modus vivendi could be reached with the new administration.
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Origin and Etymology of modus vivendi
First Known Use: 1875See Words from the same year
MODUS VIVENDI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of modus vivendi for English Language Learners
: an arrangement that helps people, groups, or countries work together peacefully even though they do not agree with each other
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