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    nonproliferation

    nonproliferation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word nonproliferation

    Definition
    (noun) the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons)
    Synonyms : non-proliferation
    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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