What does arms control mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arms control(noun)

    a limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country

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  1. Arms control

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arms control in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arms control in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Victoria Nuland:

    We fully expect and will insist that Russia keep its commitments under the arms control agreements that we have and that all of this will be within that system of verification.

  2. The Foreign Ministry:

    The conclusion from the report is that the State Department still prefers the propagandistic approach to thoughtful, detailed and substantive discussion of problems (over implementation of arms control treaties).

  3. Jim Phillips:

    In both cases, the administration underestimated the willingness and capacity of a hostile dictatorship to violate an arms control agreement after international pressure was defused by the signing of the agreement.

  4. Victoria Nuland:

    When we look at what is actually happening inside Russia it is far less dramatic, we fully expect and will insist that Russia keep its commitments under the arms control agreements that we have and that all of this will be within that system of verification.

  5. Jim Mattis:

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke to reporters Friday morning hours before the release of the Nuclear Posture Review. What we're trying to do is ensure that our diplomats and our negotiators are in a position to be listened to when we say we want to go forward on nonproliferation and arms control. At the same time, you do so by having an effective, safe deterrent.

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