Modus Vivendi

(A). A mutual arrangement whereby persons not at the time being on friendly terms can be induced to live together in harmony. This may apply to individuals, to societies, or to peoples (as the South Africans and the Boers).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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