antiproliferation

antiproliferation

[an-tee-pruh-lif-uh-rey-shuhn]
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:
1975–80; anti- + proliferation

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To antiproliferation
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: antiprohibitionist
Next Definition: antiproliferative
Words Near: antiproliferation
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for antiproliferation
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing antiproliferation
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;