from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A national policy of abstaining from political or economic relations with other countries.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The doctrine or policy of minimal participation by one's country in international economic and political relations, specifically by not entering into alliances or other international agreements, in order to avoid becoming entangled in foreign wars, and to be able to devote the nation's energies primarily to advancing its own domestic interests.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A national (or group) policy of non-interaction with other nations (or groups).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a policy of nonparticipation in international economic and political relations


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