Definition of counterproliferation in English:


Syllabification: coun·ter·pro·lif·er·a·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌkoun(t)ərprəˌlifəˈrāSH(ə)n


Action intended to prevent an increase or spread in the possession of nuclear weapons.
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  • I mean, we've spent a lot of time today talking about counterterrorism or counterproliferation.
  • Counterproliferation includes a spectrum of military capabilities, from missile defense to disarming attacks.
  • The indictment states that you knew she worked in the C.I.A.'s counterproliferation division.

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