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Definition: Wassenaar Arrangement

(The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies) An initiative of more than 30 countries, including the U.S. and U.K., that restricts the export of armaments and other products such as cryptographic software and hardware to particular regions or countries in the world. For information, visit www.wassenaar.org. See EAR.