Definitions

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

Etymologies

non- +‎ aligned (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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.

    MESSAGE SENT TO CONFERENCE PLENARY SESSIONS

  • 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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