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Noun1.non-engagement - withdrawing from the activities of a group
group action - action taken by a group of people
isolation - a country's withdrawal from international politics; "he opposed a policy of American isolation"
neutrality - nonparticipation in a dispute or war
involvement, participation, involution, engagement - the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
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Baroness Warsi from Dewsbury, who quit her role in Government last August over its response to the then-crisis in Gaza which she deemed "morally indefensible", has criticised what she called a policy of non-engagement with the Muslim community.
If they were concerned with non-engagement with support, the letter could and should have set that out as a reason for service of notice.
The picture of non-engagement and failure to respond to professionals from a variety of areas is a matter of great concern.
Experts and political analysts assess VMRO-DPMNE's non-engagement, as a larger Macedonian party, in the debates on the implementation of the Agreement, as lack of political courage and vision.
A ce sujet, l'animatrice deplore le non-engagement des responsables locaux dans l'emergence, l'encadrement et l'accompagnement de l'entreprenariat feminin.
Despite the seeming success of Washington's policy of non-engagement in Syria, Andrew J.
Inquiet du spectre d'une repetition du scenario grec, ainsi que du non-engagement des forces politiques a leurs devoirs et promesses a l'egard du FMI, ce dernier a decide l'arret des negociations a cet egard.
Delay and non-engagement represent only significant risks to both companies' shareholders.
Hospital staff get caught between these misaligned work-arounds and opposing demands, and that impedes their ability to meet expectations and leads to job dissatisfaction and non-engagement.
It was also acknowledged that young people were often at their most vulnerable when they disengaged from an IIP and that enforcement action may exacerbate this exclusion: 'further non-engagement is the likely outcome of coming down with a heavy hand' (IIP Manager).
So, I think you should address your questions regarding their non-engagement with us, to them not to us," he added.
By articulating his exclusion of postcolonial theory in the introduction, the limiting effects of non-engagement can seem more difficult to argue with in the subsequent essays; but these effects are constraining nonetheless.

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