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non-intervention

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Definition of non-intervention in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The principle or practice of not becoming involved in the affairs of other countries: the party supported the policy of non-intervention
More example sentences
  • Furthermore many armies have a long and determined tradition of non-intervention in civil affairs.
  • A return to the traditional conservative values of non-intervention and prudence is called for.
  • As this line erodes, the principle of non-intervention must also weaken.
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Derivatives

non-interventionism

1
noun
Example sentences
  • But Carter himself never promoted democracy effectively because he was too committed to non-interventionism.
  • By no means whatsoever do I claim that libertarians monolithically align themselves with the principles of isolationism or non-interventionism.
  • Indeed, Rod has usefully offered one of the neatest accounts I've seen of the fallacy that leads people to treat strict non-interventionism as a matter of libertarian principle.

non-interventionist

2
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • The call for a non-interventionist foreign policy over past years has fallen on deaf ears.
  • This leaves supposedly non-interventionist politicians desperate to intervene.
  • They were overwhelmingly pro-interventionist as opposed to non-interventionist.

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