collective security

noun

Definition of collective security

: the maintenance by common action of the security of all members of an association of nations

First Known Use of collective security

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Collective security.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/collective%20security. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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