abstention by a nation from interference in the affairs of other nations or in those of its own political subdivisions.
failure or refusal to intervene.
Origin of nonintervention
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Related Words for noninterventionisolationism, noninterference, liberalism, inaction, indifference, latitude, neutrality, individualism, permissiveness, laissez-faire
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Historical Examples of nonintervention
Here at the Antipodes we have founded a democracy, and in a democracy the government motto should be nonintervention.Recollections
David Christie Murray
refusal to intervene, esp the abstention by a state from intervening in the affairs of other states or in its own internal disputes
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