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position of strength

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishposition of strengthposition of strengthADVANTAGEa position where you have an advantage over someone, especially in a discussion We must negotiate from a position of strength. strength
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position of strengthBritain's experience with chemical weapons shows what can happen if we fail to negotiate from a position of strength.Both his coups began with a ruthless pre-emptive strike from a position of strength.You're in a position of strength as a potential client who is checking out the service on offer.Johnson had steered himself into a position of strength from which to conduct his campaign in the election of 1964.Not surprisingly princes were concerned to build up a position of strength during their fathers' lifetimes.From that position of strength, he supervised the return of representative institutions.
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