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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“Si vis pacem, para bellum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/si%20vis%20pacem%2C%20para%20bellum. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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