ADJ: usu ADJ n
Non-aligned countries did not support or were in no way linked to groups of countries headed by the United States or the former Soviet Union.

...a meeting of foreign ministers from non-aligned countries.

...India's role as the most influential member of the non-aligned movement.

(in AM, also use nonaligned)

English dictionary. 2008.

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