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kənˈteɪn mənt

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  1. containment(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 peacefully

    "containment of communist expansion was a central principle of United States' foreign policy from 1947 to the 1975"

  2. containment(noun)

    (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor

  3. containment(noun)

    the act of containing; keeping something from spreading

    "the containment of the AIDS epidemic"; "the containment of the rebellion"

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  1. Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson:

    I happen to live in the containment zone Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, i'll be having lunch with my family in the containment zone a little bit later today, so I think the label alone can create a somewhat misleading impression.

  2. Alex Azar:

    But thanks to President Trump's historically aggressive containment efforts, we've actually contained the spread of this virus here in the United States at this point, i think part of the message to the American people is we all need to take a bit of deep breath here.

  3. Andy Yoo:

    It was containment, the police cut off traffic out of Koreatown, while we were trapped on the other side without help. Those roads are a gateway to a richer neighborhood. It can't be denied.

  4. Ben Adinoyi:

    They are our eyes and ears on the ground. They are critical to the early identification and containment of new cases.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    Some shorts covered after the director gave the WHO's stamp of approval to China's aggressive containment effort, for now, the market's risk lights have shifted from flickering on red to a steady shade of amber, which could bring more risk back into play.

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