nonintervention

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nonintervention

[non-in-ter-ven-shuhn]
noun
1.
abstention by a nation from interference in the affairs of other nations or in those of its own political subdivisions.
2.
failure or refusal to intervene.

Origin:
1820–30; non- + intervention

noninterventional, adjective
noninterventionalist, noun
noninterventionism, noun
noninterventionist, noun, adjective
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nonintervention (ˌnɒnɪntəˈvɛnʃən)
 
n
refusal to intervene, esp the abstention by a state from intervening in the affairs of other states or in its own internal disputes
 
noninter'ventional
 
adj
 
noninter'ventionist
 
n, —adj

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The rangers followed their policy of nonintervention, but some observers disagreed.
It is time for strategic disengagement and nonintervention in the internal affairs of other nations.
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