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According to WordNet, the noun "containment" has 3 sense(s).

101147451 the act of containing; keeping something from spreading; "the containment of the AIDS epidemic"; "the containment of the rebellion".

103095965 (physics) a system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive material from a reactor.

105986948 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".


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