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containment

con·tain·ment

containment

 
pronunciation:
kn teIn mnt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of containing or condition of being contained.
definition 2: a government policy, enacted in a variety of ways, that is intended to curb the territorial growth, economic expansion, or ideological influence of a hostile nation.
definition 3: see containment structure.
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