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Latin translation: Si vis pacen para bellum

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English term or phrase:always expect the worst, but hope for the best
Latin translation:Si vis pacen para bellum
Entered by: Antonio Costa
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19:08 Jan 29, 2002
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: always expect the worst, but hope for the best
a saying
michael waim
Si vis pacen para bellum
Explanation:
This is one Latin saying meaning "if you want peace prepare war"

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Note added at 2002-01-29 20:39:25 (GMT) Post-grading
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please replace \"pacen\" by \"pacem\"
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Antonio Costa
Grading comment
thanx for the answer, i always liked latin even if i never learnt it
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Si vis pacen para bellum


Explanation:
This is one Latin saying meaning "if you want peace prepare war"

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Note added at 2002-01-29 20:39:25 (GMT) Post-grading
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please replace \"pacen\" by \"pacem\"

Antonio Costa
Grading comment
thanx for the answer, i always liked latin even if i never learnt it

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  xxxgenaa: has to be pacem, accusative case with m, not n
30 mins
  -> intelingentibus pauca
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