collective security Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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collective securitynoun [U]

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agreement among a ​group of ​nations to ​act on ​behalf of each other
(Definition of collective security from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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collective securitynoun [U]

 /kəˈlek·tɪv sɪ·kjʊər·ɪ·t̬i/
politics & government an ​agreement among a ​group of ​nations to ​act on ​behalf of each other.
(Definition of collective security from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)