Definition of non-aligned in English:

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Pronunciation: /nɒnəˈlʌɪnd/


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.
1.1Relating to a state in the Non-Aligned Movement: India’s non-aligned policy
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  • These new commitments were all the more remarkable for their achievement under the presidency of one the EU's four non-aligned member states.
  • An independent foreign policy, let alone the idea that we might become part of a non-aligned bloc in world affairs, has never had much purchase here, our nuclear-free status notwithstanding.
  • Currently South Africa has taken this leadership role and Canada must do more to complement the emerging drive of non-aligned countries.



Pronunciation: /ˌnɒnəˈlʌɪnm(ə)nt/
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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