- abstention from aggression, especially by a nation.
- of or relating to abstention from aggression: a nonaggression pact.
Origin of nonaggression
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Examples from the Web for non-aggression
Economic and non-aggression treaties shall be concluded between the two states.My Father's Peace Proposal
November 9, 2012
In diplomatic terms, it was as if only one of the contenders had signed a non-aggression pact.President Obama Slams A Passive Mitt Romney as ‘Reckless’ on Foreign Policy
October 23, 2012
Of course, MSNBC and Olbermann signed a non-aggression pact, and Scarborough appeared to be on the brink of breaking it.A Keith Olbermann Hint From Morning Joe
May 25, 2011
- restraint of aggression, esp between states
- (as modifier)a nonaggression pact
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Word Origin and History for non-aggression
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