Translation of containment in Spanish:

containment

contención, n.

Pronunciation /kənˈteɪnmənt//kənˈteɪnm(ə)nt/

noun

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    contención feminine
    a policy of containment una política de contención
    • Opponents of war are making the case that containment works.
    • Even in those circumstances, war might well have been unwise compared to a policy of containment.
    • And a strategy of global containment is not really a major departure in policy.
    • Senior aides say containment is a modest and achievable goal, a prelude to more progress.
    • And make no mistake, we don't have anyone who can dominate him, so a policy of containment is the best that we can hope for.
    • A policy of containment and deterrence has worked up until now.
    • It has to be essentially a policy of containment, of making the countries concerned more attractive to their own peoples.
    • There's no peace agreement, no policy of containment or deterrence that works to deal with this threat.
    • History tells us that deterrence and containment are the only answers.
    • It suggests a policy of urban containment boundaries is one means of avoiding haphazard growth throughout the region.
    • Another reason for bringing about a regime change is the cost of maintaining the current policy of containment.
    • It's time for a policy of containment, which I hereby revise to include a blockade.
    • Postconflict containment by means of sanctions is mostly a failed policy, and its costs are enormous.
    • They've had no new weapons system for a decade due to the policy of containment.
    • To be sure, there are situations in which containment is an entirely appropriate policy.
    • A necessary corollary of the westward expansion of the frontier was the western containment of its indigenous population.
    • So, containment works when we pile 200,000 troops on his border but promise not to attack.
    • In sum, dual containment remains the correct short-term policy in that region.
    • Today we have the tattered remnants of a containment policy, which was reasonably effective for a few years.
    • Shelly felt that a policy of containment and negotiation was the appropriate course of action.