nonintervention

noun
non·​in·​ter·​ven·​tion | \ ˌnän-ˌin-tər-ˈven(t)-shən How to pronounce nonintervention (audio) \

Definition of nonintervention

: the state or policy of not intervening nonintervention in the affairs of other countries

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Other Words from nonintervention

noninterventionist \ ˌnän-​ˌin-​tər-​ˈven(t)-​sh(ə-​)nist How to pronounce noninterventionist (audio) \ noun or adjective

Examples of nonintervention in a Sentence

The country has adopted a policy of nonintervention.

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The majority government has addressed its reasoning behind their nonintervention stance numerous times. NBC News, "Trinidad criticized for lack of action as Venezuelan migrants flee to the island nation," 10 July 2019

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First Known Use of nonintervention

1831, in the meaning defined above

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nonintervention

noun

English Language Learners Definition of nonintervention

: refusal to become involved in another country's business, problems, etc.

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