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CONTAINMENT





Definition:

  1. [noun] a policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate pecefully; "containment of communist expansion was a central principle of United States' foreign policy from 1947 to the 1975"

  2. [noun] (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor

  3. [noun] (military) the act of containing something or someone; keeping it from spreading; "the army was charged with the containment of the rebel forces"

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