- 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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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