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nonaligned

Syllabification: non·a·ligned
Pronunciation: /ˌnänəˈlīnd
 
/

Definition of nonaligned in English:

adjective

1Not aligned with something else.
Example sentences
  • If, like many local voters, you are considering not bothering to vote on May 1 precisely for the reasons I have laid out, I urge you to think again and consider voting for an independent or non-aligned candidate.
  • That strikes me as a very accurate picture of contemporary American culture: the intellectuals, like Harold Bloom and the late Susan Sontag, are all avowedly non-professional and non-aligned.
  • His departure left bitterness among his local supporters and the allegations which he still faces alarmed party supporters, opponents and non-aligned voters alike.
1.1(Of countries) not aligned with a major power, especially the former Soviet Union or the US.
Example sentences
  • Approval of the resolution followed days of backdoor negotiations and resistance by nonaligned countries who saw their own right to enrichment threatened.
  • But India is a nonaligned country and we do not gang up with any particular nation in relation to another one.
  • The movement of nonaligned nations during the cold war never formulated a robust ideological alternative beyond declaring they were in neither the Soviet nor the US camp.

Derivatives

nonalignment

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈlīnmənt/
noun
Example sentences
  • The meeting defined non-alignment as a capacity to exercise independence in taking foreign policy decisions according to national interests.
  • China also sought to reward Tanzania for its leadership in the international movement for non-alignment and for supporting China in international affairs, particularly at the United Nations.
  • Be it non-alignment or centralised planning, the policy that Nehru wanted was generally adopted by the Congress, and by the Government of India as well.

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