- 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 nonaggression
The two men have abided by a “ nonaggression pact” since 2000, when they agreed to refrain from criticizing each other.Tarnished Ensign's Next Move
October 8, 2009
The Germans at first paid in cash for everything ordered, and preserved an attitude of nonaggression toward the citizens.
- restraint of aggression, esp between states
- (as modifier)a nonaggression pact
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