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peace for our time

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EtymologyEdit

An often-misquoted speech by Neville Chamberlain in reference to avoiding another war with Germany.

NounEdit

peace for our time (uncountable)

  1. Used to evoke the situation where an aggressor is being appeased for the sake of delaying a (possibly inevitable) war
  2. Used to evoke the idea of false political promises and false expectations.

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