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non-proliferation in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnon-proliferationˌnon-prolifeˈration noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PMWPGthe limiting of the number of nuclear or chemical weapons in the world, especially by stopping countries that do not yet have them from developing them 🔊 Over 20 countries have now signed the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty.
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non-proliferationDoes non-proliferation apply to everyone else but not to us?If nuclear non-proliferation - Hon. Members More, more.If nuclear non-proliferation is good enough for the rest of the world, why is not it good enough for us?All that argues for the vigorous pursuit of nuclear non-proliferation.We must also pursue nuclear non-proliferation as vigorously as we can.the nuclear non-proliferation treatyThat is the most difficult and persistent area of non-proliferation.