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non-proliferation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons, Government
non-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.
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