[ non-uh-gresh-uhn ]
/ ˌnɒn əˈgrɛʃ ən /
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abstention from aggression, especially by a nation.
of or relating to abstention from aggression: a nonaggression pact.
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Origin of nonaggression
First recorded in 1900–05; non- + aggression
OTHER WORDS FROM nonaggressionnon·ag·gres·sive, adjectivenon·ag·gres·sive·ly, adverbnon·ag·gres·sive·ness, noun
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How to use nonaggression in a sentence
Economic and non-aggression treaties shall be concluded between the two states.My Father's Peace Proposal|Raja Shehadeh|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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|Howard Kurtz|October 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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|Wayne Barrett|May 25, 2011|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for nonaggression
/ (ˌnɒnəˈɡrɛʃən) /
- restraint of aggression, esp between states
- (as modifier)a nonaggression pact
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