Definition of 'proliferation'

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He worked to limit the proliferation of nuclear weapons and improve governmental efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He worked to limit the proliferation of nuclear weapons and improve governmental efficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a real danger of proliferation of nuclear weapons. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They help combat nuclear proliferation and foster growth and stability. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He argues that it would be foolish to leave holes in the nuclear deterrent when nuclear proliferation is a growing danger. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Hence the rapid evolution and proliferation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The dangers of proliferation of nuclear weapons are more far-reaching. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On only one environmental issue was there a significant change of attitude - the proliferation of nuclear power. Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)I refuse to see the proliferation of minor parties as a constitutional crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What it has not done is diminish the international need to hold Iran to its commitments on nuclear proliferation and regional peace. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Although the objections to the application ranged widely from the economics of the enterprise to nuclear weapons proliferation, there was considerable emphasis on radiation protection. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This was the decade where, once again, we had to worry about nuclear proliferation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Fears of nuclear proliferation are not confined to the Middle East. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By the tone in her voice, you'd think she was talking about nuclear proliferation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our strong stance with respect to proliferation of all weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East and the world is well known. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The problem with technology is that it is too malleable to be mass-produced and thus does not lend itself to rapid proliferation of common, standard infrastructure. Geoffrey A. Moore LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)

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