Definition of non-interference in English:

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non-interference

Pronunciation: /nɒnɪntəˈfɪər(ə)ns/

noun

[mass noun]
Failure or refusal to intervene without invitation or necessity, especially in political matters: the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign state
More example sentences
  • Traditionally, the ASEAN exercises non-interference in the internal political issues of its own members.
  • It shouldn't hide behind the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states.
  • Indeed, this is the origin of the key ASEAN principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries.

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