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Engelsk navneord: containment

1. containment (om erkendelse) a policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate peacefully

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningContainment of communist expansion was a central principle of United States' foreign policy from 1947 to the 1975.

Mindre specifikke termerpolicy

2. containment (om genstand) (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor

Mindre specifikke termersystem

Overordnet emneområdenatural philosophy, physics

3. containment (om handling) the act of containing; keeping something from spreading

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe containment of the AIDS epidemic.
The containment of the rebellion.

Mindre specifikke termerrestraint

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