from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not allied with any other nation or bloc; neutral: A group of 20 nonaligned nations urged a treaty to ban space weapons.

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  • adj. not allied with any particular nation, or to any side in a dispute
  • adj. neutral, impartial

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

  • adj. not affiliated with any faction, party, or cause


non- +‎ aligned (Wiktionary)


  • The first couple of rounds would be conducted offsite in nonaligned unoccupied countries and the finale held in Afghanistan to announce the new government.

    Michael Hughes: Saving Afghanistan Requires Smashing Dangerous Delusions

  • As he joined the Belanger-Campeau commission - tellingly not as a sovereignist but as "nonaligned" - he approached Claude Beland, then president of Desjardins, to create this new party.

    Um ... what?

  • It is quite another thing-and well beyond the usual, de rigueur, but shameful cooperation with Arab -, Islamic -, and "nonaligned" - bloc calumny against Israel in the

    David Horowitz Freedom Center

  • CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, CNN CHIEF INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: The Iranian government has invited hundreds of journalists, as well as six ambassadors from the so-called nonaligned movement.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2007

  • The presidents of Cuba, Iran and Venezuela will be in Havana for a summit of what are called nonaligned nations.

    CNN Transcript Sep 13, 2006

  • Iran's President Ahmadinejad today arrived in Cuba for a so - called nonaligned movement summit meeting.

    CNN Transcript Sep 14, 2006

  • The so-called nonaligned nations became quite adept at playing off one superpower against the other, usually to their advantage.

    The Rule of Three

  • The movement [passage lost in transmission break] the group of the nonaligned is the result of successive victories against those oppressive forces of the colonial past and the neocolonialist present, which in 1961 we proposed to defeat.


  • How, then, should countries previously known as nonaligned be defined?

    The Seattle Times

  • With his friendship with the "nonaligned" providing a shield, he has been able to keep the collectivist ideologues out of the economy.

    Lula's Dance With the Despots

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