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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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The political attitude of a state that does not associate or identify itself with the political ideology or objective espoused by other states, groups of states, or international causes, or with the foreign policies stemming therefrom. It does not preclude involvement, but expresses the attitude of no precommitment to a particular state (or block) or policy before a situation arises.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||nonalignment - people (or countries) who are not aligned with other people (or countries) in a pact or treaty|
social group - people sharing some social relation
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