hands-off

adjective
\ ˈhan(d)z-ˈȯf How to pronounce hands-off (audio) \

Definition of hands-off

: characterized by noninterference a hands-off policy toward the internal affairs of other nations

First Known Use of hands-off

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Hands-off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hands-off. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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hands-off

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English Language Learners Definition of hands-off

: allowing people to do what they want to do without bothering or stopping them

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