The Balance of Power

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The Balance of Power : Phrases


The distribution of power between nations in such a way that no single state has dominance over the others.


Of uncertain origin, but dating back to at least the early 18th century. For example, this piece rom the The London Gazette, 1701:

"Your Glorious Design of Re-establishing a just Ballance of Power in Europe."

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