Definitions for arms control
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word arms control
a limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country
Arms control is a term for restrictions upon the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation, and usage of weapons, especially weapons of mass destruction. Arms control is typically exercised through the use of diplomacy which seeks to impose such limitations upon consenting participants through international treaties and agreements, although it may also comprise efforts by a nation or group of nations to enforce limitations upon a non-consenting country. On a national or community level, arms control can amount to programs to control the access of private citizens to weapons. This is often referred to as gun politics, as firearms are the primary focus of such efforts in most places.
Translations for arms control
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for arms control »
Find a translation for the arms control definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these arms control definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"arms control." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/arms control>.