Finlandization

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Fin·land·i·za·tion

 (fĭn′lən-də-zā′shən)
n.
1. The former policy of neutrality by non-Communist countries under the influence of the Soviet Union.
2. The adoption of such a policy.

Fin′land·ize′ v.

Finlandization

(ˌfɪnləndaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

Finlandisation

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) neutralization of a small country by a superpower, using conciliation, as the former Soviet Union did in relation to Finland

Fin•land•i•za•tion

(ˌfɪn lən dəˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
a former policy by a non-Communist country, as Finland, of maintaining neutrality with the Soviet Union with a consequent susceptibilty to its influence.
[1965–70]
Translations
suomettuminen
finlandisering