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1Designating an agreement or other measure intended to limit or halt the proliferation of nuclear weapons.
2Of or designating a person or group opposed to the proliferation of nuclear weapons, especially their acquisition by countries currently without them.
1960s; earliest use found in The Times. From anti- + proliferation.
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