non-engagement non-engagement

Definition(s):

  • (n) withdrawing from the activities of a group

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Meanwhile, the younger generation is beginning to see the impracticality of its parents' obsessions their insistence on utter non-engagement with communist Cuba as well as .

Quotes

  1. "Our policy is non-engagement with Hezbollah, for all the reasons you know, and I don't anticipate that policy changing," said Jeffrey Feltman, assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs, in the same hearing in which Mr. Crocker aired...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jeffrey Feltman Source: Washington Times

  2. Mr Obama wrote in his latest letter: "I again urge you to reconsider your policy of non-engagement in the United States and advise your executives at Fresh & Easy to meet with the UFCW. I am aware of Tesco's reputation in Britain as a partner to...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. To counter this point, in Beyond Voting, Chris Crass says, "I believe that our politics of non-engagement in so many crucial struggles involving the state, electoral politics among them, have in the end done more to de-legitimize Anarchists than to...
    on Jan 17, 2005 By: Chris Crass Source: Infoshop News

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