Meaning of “containment” in the English Dictionary

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"containment" in British English

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containmentnoun [ U ]

uk /kənˈteɪn.mənt/ us /kənˈteɪn.mənt/

(Definition of “containment” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"containment" in American English

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containmentnoun [ U ]

us /kənˈteɪn·mənt/

politics & government Containment was also a policy of the United States and other countries to prevent an increase in Soviet influence after World War II.

(Definition of “containment” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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