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  1. divide and ruleverb

    Synonyms:
    divide and conquer

  2. divide and ruleverb

    To gain and maintain power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy.

    Synonyms:
    divide and conquer

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  1. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.

  2. Nic Cheeseman:

    Kenyatta has pulled the classic divide-and-rule move of the cunning president, creating as many potential alliances as possible in order to avoid empowering any one successor, this will help him to manage Gideon Moi, William Ruto and others with their own presidential ambitions.

  3. Anthony Davis:

    The real danger for these groups is their chronic inability to present a united front, which historically has allowed Myanmar’s military to divide and rule or spin out negotiations indefinitely.


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