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peaceful rising
 n.— «Beginning late last year, senior Chinese leaders and analysts began promoting the notion of “peaceful rise” (heping jueqi) as “the new pathway” (xin dao lu) for China in the coming decades.» —“Increasing openness in China’s foreign policy” by Evan S. Medeiros Straits Times (Singapore) June 27, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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