Definition of counterproliferation in English:


Line breaks: coun¦ter|pro¦lif¦er|ation
Pronunciation: /kaʊntəprəlɪfəˈreɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • 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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