modus vivendi

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Amazingly an anti-hero admiration for one of the two victims' modus vivendi was detectable in the argot of some obituaries.
But like a lone soldier, Tabarra creates his modus vivendi with the bitterness of someone conscious that he is fighting a war he can never win.
More important, he makes a great effort to explain and describe periods of convivencia--times when a modus vivendi was found in which Christian, Muslim and Jewish populations found a way of living together peacefully and productively, no matter which power was on top.
15) Their argument points to the modus vivendi constructed by the Delaware courts a generation ago in Unocal Corp.
UK) present 12 papers that, perhaps more sympathetically than his most vociferous detractors would like, examine different aspects of Gray's work over the years, including his theory of modus vivendi, which seeks "common institutions in which many forms of life can exist;" his understanding of pluralism; his criticisms of concepts of progress; charges of nihilism; and ecological views.
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Baderin's book takes up this task, demonstrating how these rights can be anchored in the deep commitments and convictions of the peoples of the Muslim world and showing that Muslims' attachment to them can be expected to be stable in the right way and not be merely the outcome of a fragile modus vivendi negotiated strategically by their governments.
A target date would also light a fire under Iraqis to work out a modus vivendi [a temporary agreement between contending parties].
Many sympathizers of the Palestinians, including Al Qaeda, believe that Jordan has betrayed the Palestinian cause and the Islamic world as a whole by achieving a modus vivendi, or 'live and let live' policy towards Israel.
We'' only had to forge a modus vivendi between two groups.
For instance, there were more resources for missionary efforts among Slavic-speaking heretics and Catholic Uniates (of doubtful political loyalty) than in Russia's more volatile southern border regions, where the government developed a congenial modus vivendi with loyal provincial elites.
In effect, each priest had to work out his own modus vivendi of being faithful in the face of Nazi ideology.