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General dictionaries General (26 matching dictionaries)
  1. containment: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. containment: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. containment: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. containment: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. containment: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. containment: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Containment, containment: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. containment: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. containment: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. containment: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. containment: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. containment: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. containment: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. containment: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Containment (TV series), Containment (computer programming), Containment (disambiguation), Containment (film), Containment (foreign policy), Containment (miniseries), Containment: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Containment: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. containment: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. containment: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Containment: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. containment: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. containment: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. containment: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. containment: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. containment: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. containment: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. containment: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. containment: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. containment: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. containment: Political [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (containment)

noun:  (military) the act of containing something or someone; keeping it from spreading ("The army was charged with the containment of the rebel forces")
noun:  (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor
noun:  a policy of creating strategic alliances in order to check the expansion of a hostile power or ideology or to force it to negotiate pecefully ("Containment of communist expansion was a central principle of United States' foreign policy from 1947 to the 1975")

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