non-proliferation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “non-proliferation” in the English Dictionary

"non-proliferation" in British English

See all translations

non-proliferationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌnɒn.prə.lɪf.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌnɑːn.prə.lɪf.əˈreɪ-/
the ​controlling of the ​spread and/or ​amount of something, ​especiallynuclear or ​chemicalweapons: a non-proliferation ​treaty
(Definition of non-proliferation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “non-proliferation”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指对核武器或化学武器的)不扩散,防止扩散…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指對核武器或化學武器的)不擴散,防止擴散…
What is the pronunciation of non-proliferation?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“non-proliferation” in British English

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More