noun Date: 1831 the state or policy of not intervening <
nonintervention in the affairs of other countries
noninterventionist noun or adjective

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  • Nonintervention — Non*in ter*ven tion, n. The state or habit of not intervening or interfering; as, the nonintervention of one state in the affairs of another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • nonintervention — [nän΄in΄tər ven′shən] n. the state or fact of not intervening; esp., a refraining by one nation from interference in the affairs of another noninterventionist adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • nonintervention — noun a policy of nonintervention is not appropriate when the fundamental freedoms of others are in jeopardy and their very lives at risk Syn: laissez faire, nonparticipation, noninterference, inaction, passivity, neutrality; live and let live …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • nonintervention — noninterventional, adj. noninterventionalist, n. noninterventionism, n. noninterventionist, n., adj. /non in teuhr ven sheuhn/, n. 1. abstention by a nation from interference in the affairs of other nations or in those of its own political… …   Universalium

  • nonintervention — Synonyms and related words: autarky, avoidance, avoiding reaction, bimetallism, capitalism, circumvention, defense mechanism, dodge, duck, economic self sufficiency, elusion, elusiveness, equivocation, escape, evasion, evasive action, evasiveness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nonintervention — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. apathy, dormancy, neutrality; see noninterference …   English dictionary for students

  • nonintervention — non|in|ter|ven|tion [ ,nanıntər venʃən ] noun uncount a government policy of not getting involved in a disagreement between other people or countries …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nonintervention — n. political policy of not intervening; neutralism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonintervention — n laissez faire, nonparticipation, nonparticipance, noninterference; neutrality, nonresistance. See noninterference …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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