Definition of nonaligned
: not allied with other nations and especially with either the Communist or the non-Communist blocs
nonalignmentplay \ˌnän-ə-ˈlīn-mənt\ noun
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The resolution seeking an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice was strongly backed by African and nonaligned nations, winning approval on a vote of 94-15 with 65 abstentions.
In the sometimes divisive years of second-wave feminism, Atwood reserved the right to remain nonaligned.
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Definition of nonaligned for English Language Learners
: not having made an official agreement to receive support from and give support to one extremely powerful country (such as the U.S. or the U.S.S.R.) rather than another
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