[non-uh-lahyn-muh nt]


the state or condition of being nonaligned.
a national policy repudiating political or military alliance with a world power, as the U.S. or the People's Republic of China.

Origin of nonalignment

First recorded in 1930–35; non- + alignment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019