si vis pacem, para bellum

Latin phrase
si vis pa·​cem, pa·​ra bel·​lum | \ sē-ˈwēs-ˈpä-ˌkem ˈpä-rä-ˈbe-ˌlu̇m How to pronounce si vis pacem, para bellum (audio) \

Definition of si vis pacem, para bellum

: if you want peace, prepare for war

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