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What is meant by the term "mutually assured destruction"?

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If something is mutual it means it is shared between two or more people. Mutually assured destruction means that to destroy the other person in whatever sense will also destroy you. For example if someone set off a grenade in a room to kill their enemy but they are also in the room they will both die.

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