modus vivendi

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a temporary accommodation of a disagreement between parties pending a permanent settlement

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a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes

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intercepted two new offers from Tokyo: a Plan A for an end to the China war and occupation of Indochina and, if that were rejected, a Plan B, a modus vivendi where neither side would make any new move.
As the Nazi movement engulfed Germany, the Vatican faced a difficult challenge: alienate a popular and anti-soviet movement or attempt a modus vivendi with Berlin.
Moreover, however, it is also clear--at least to some voices in Serbia itself--that nothing is likely to happen until a modus vivendi with Kosovo is found.
Over time, Museveni has acquired the status of an imperial president and some government structures have taken on a modus vivendi of a police state.
The regime wants to maintain quiet and has a vested interest in the modus vivendi," Peter Harling, project director for the Middle East Program of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group, told The Media Line.
For our modus vivendi assumes a conception of well-being that is reasonable, based on mistake-free attitudes and well ordered commitments.
One hears about a possible modus vivendi between the army and the Muslim Brotherhood.
The initiative aims to reach a modus vivendi with the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) - ruling in Gaza Strip - and the Islamic Jihad Organization on the formation of a national unity government of independent figures, said Fatah's chief delegate Azzam Al-Ahmad.
The fact is that the West has worked out a modus vivendi with the Soviet regime, which lasted not twelve years, like Nazism, but more than seventy years.
Music sessions at an underground LA club led to Sam signing for the trendy Modus Vivendi label.
45pm on Tuesday after the luxury Modus Vivendi lost her steering less than a mile from Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford.
It takes the form of today's modus vivendi, a libertarian synthesis of core middle-class values and inclusive tolerance" (340).
Giora Eiland, who served as Ariel Sharon's national security adviser, sees Israel with three bad options: continuing as today, trying to contain the damage and letting the border towns like Sderot bear the weight; launching a major operation of the kind Israel did in 2002 on the West Bank, to completely change the security situation in Gaza, with all the attendant dangers; or confronting Hamas with a choice: a cease-fire and modus vivendi, or a complete cut off of supplies coupled with attacks on political as well as military targets.
Agile, unique objects that live in light and tactility, that speak of supreme whiteness and imperceptible vibrations, exactly like the modus vivendi et modus operandi (the way that you live and the way that you work) of the author, artist Antonella Cimatti.
Amid the continued pressure from Christian missionaries and the extension of inquisitorial influence, Jews joined with Conversos and Old Christians to establish a modus vivendi in which personal and business relationships continued to flourish.