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  Definition of containment
  1. (military) the act of containing something or someone; keeping it from spreading; "the army was charged with the containment of the rebel forces"
  2. (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor
  3. 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 1
Hyponyms: ring containment

 

Derivational Morphology: check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back

 

Anagrams: contaminate

 

 
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