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English → English (WordNet) Definition: containment containment n 1: a policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate pecefully; “containment of communist expansion was a central principle of United States' foreign policy from 1947 to the 1975” 2: (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor 3: (military) the act of containing something or someone; keeping it from spreading; “the army was charged with the containment of the rebel forces”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Containment Containment \Con*tain"ment\, n. 1. That which is contained; the extent; the substance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The containment of a rich man's estate. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. the act of containing. [PJC] 3. (Diplomacy) the act or policy of restricting the influence or territorial growth of a hostile nation. Note: The policy of containment is employed when the defeat of a hostile nation or overthrow of its government is considered impractical or too costly. [PJC] 4. the act of restricting some deleterious substance within a confined space, especially when such material is released unintentionally or by accident; as, containment of nuclear waste; containment of an oil spill. Also used attributively, as a containment boom. [PJC] 5. a structure surrounding a nuclear power plant designed to prevent release of radioactive materials into the environment in the event of an accident. [PJC]


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