nonintervention nonintervention  /ˌnɑn ˌɪn tər ˈvɛn tʃən/


  • (n) a foreign policy of staying out of other countries' disputes


  1. The nonintervention doctrine is especially unsuited to the world of the 1960s.
  2. Castro himself served notice in advance that nonintervention did not apply to him.
  3. The message nonintervention was the same most everywhere Stevenson went.


  • "We are fully confident that our friends in the Turkish government are committed, just as it is our wish, to bolstering and developing our bilateral relations on the basis of mutual respect, nonintervention in the other's internal affairs and not...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: International Herald Tribune

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