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antiproliferation

[ an-tee-pruh-lif-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌæn ti prəˌlɪf əˈreɪ ʃən /
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adjective

opposing an increase in nuclear weapons, especially in allowing additional countries to obtain them.
taking or containing measures to curb nuclear proliferation: to sign the antiproliferation treaty.

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Origin of antiproliferation

First recorded in 1975–80; anti- + proliferation
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