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containment

1. the act or condition of containing, esp of restraining the ideological or political power of a hostile country or the operations of a hostile military force
2. (from 1947 to the mid-1970s) a principle of US foreign policy that sought to prevent the expansion of Communist power
3. Physics the process of preventing the plasma in a controlled thermonuclear reactor from reaching the walls of the reaction vessel, usually by confining it within a configuration of magnetic fields
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containment

[kən′tān·mənt]
(engineering)
An enclosed space or facility to contain and prevent the escape of hazardous material.
(cell and molecular biology)
Prevention of the replication of the products of recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid technology outside the laboratory.
(nucleonics)
Provision of a gastight enclosure around the highly radioactive components of a nuclear power plant, to contain the radioactivity released by a possible major accident.
The use of remote-control devices (slave apparatus) to remove spent cores from nuclear power plants or, in shielded laboratory hoods, to perform chemical studies of dangerous radioactive materials.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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And with City in command from the start, and Stoke happy to adopt an ultimately futile policy of containment, there was little chance of the visitors ending that miserable run.
The way Stoke were set up, with a five-man midfield intent on nullifying City's attacking thrusts, confirmed Pulis and his players, had no interest in making it five Premier League wins in a row, their policy of containment evident from the start.
Stoke arrived at the Etihad on the back of a club record of four successive Premier League wins, but had no interest in extending that run to five, their policy of containment evident from the start.
The reason being the USA's policy of containment of China through India.
The Kenya-Somalia diplomatic meltdown over a disputed maritime border in the Indian Ocean and unfolding geopolitical alignments ahead of the coming state presidential election in Jubaland in Southern Somalia in August 2019 are unveiling the ugly contours of a new policy of containment of Kenya's power and influence by an emerging regional alliance in the Horn of Africa.
In the face of an overall US policy of containment of China, whether Pakistan would become a tool in this policy of containment with this package, he also questioned?
City were in control from the start - West Ham forced back and into a policy of containment - as the Blues probed in search of the opening goal their dominance warranted.
The US can no longer endure with its 'policy of containment' and neglect Iran.
The smartest path to constraining China comes not from a head-on policy of containment but rather from a subtle one that forces Beijing to remain enmeshed and interdependent with the international community.
The generation that remembers this boom period says Lebanon was fairly stable despite acute regional struggles fuelled by the Cold War polarisation and its pacts - among which was "The Baghdad pact" - created by the "Policy of Containment".
Huddersfield came with a stubborn policy of containment and succeeded in stifling Everton, yet a team which struggles for creativity, shots and goals still managed more attempts on target than their hosts.
For 120 minutes they had been forced into a policy of containment, having to sit deep and defend with remorseless discipline.