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nonproliferation

Syllabification: non·pro·lif·er·a·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌnänprəˌlifəˈrāSH(ə)n
 
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Definition of nonproliferation in English:

noun

The prevention of an increase or spread of something, especially the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons: the members will continue to pursue nonproliferation and threat reduction projects globally [as modifier]: a nuclear nonproliferation agreement
More example sentences
  • This would seem to undermine the whole idea of nuclear non-proliferation.
  • We agree with Holdstock and Waterston that all efforts must be made for non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.
  • A new nuclear non-proliferation policy begins with the principle that we can no longer keep the nuclear genie in the bottle.

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