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antiproliferation

[an-tee-pruh-lif-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌæn ti prəˌlɪf əˈreɪ ʃən/
adjective
1.
opposing an increase in nuclear weapons, especially in allowing additional countries to obtain them.
2.
taking or containing measures to curb nuclear proliferation:
to sign the antiproliferation treaty.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; anti- + proliferation
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