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non-proliferation

noun
     
Related topics: Government, Weapons
non-proliferation [uncountable]
PMWPG the 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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