What does non-proliferation mean?

non-proliferation meaning in General Dictionary

the prevention of one thing increasing or dispersing (especially preventing a rise in how many nations having atomic weapons)

non-proliferation meaning in Etymology Dictionary

also nonproliferation, 1965, from non- + expansion; originally in mention of the atomic tools.

Sentence Examples with the word non-proliferation

The country's actions were in compliance with the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

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