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    non-proliferation

    non-proliferation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word non-proliferation

    Definition
    (noun) the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons)
    Synonyms : nonproliferation
    Example Sentence
    • they protested that the nonproliferation treaty was just a plot to maintain the hegemony of those who already had nuclear weapons
    • nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation are closely related goals
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