nonaggression

[non-uh-gresh-uh n]
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noun

abstention from aggression, especially by a nation.

adjective

of or relating to abstention from aggression: a nonaggression pact.

Nearby words

  1. nonaccidental injury,
  2. nonachiever,
  3. nonaddictive,
  4. nonage,
  5. nonagenarian,
  6. nonagon,
  7. nonagonal,
  8. nonagricultural,
  9. nonalcoholic,
  10. nonaligned

Origin of nonaggression

First recorded in 1900–05; non- + aggression

Related formsnon·ag·gres·sive, adjectivenon·ag·gres·sive·ly, adverbnon·ag·gres·sive·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for non-aggressive

nonaggression

noun

  1. restraint of aggression, esp between states
  2. (as modifier)a nonaggression pact
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