Definition of Nixon Doctrine in English:

Nixon Doctrine

noun

US
Politics
  • A policy proposing to end the practice of United States military intervention in conflicts abroad, especially in Asia, adopted by Richard Nixon in 1969 as a reaction to the Vietnam War.

Origin

1960s. From the name of Richard M. Nixon + doctrine.

Pronunciation

Nixon Doctrine

/ˈnɪks(ə)n ˌdɒktr(ɪ)n/