[ non-uh-gresh-uh n ]
/ ˌnɒn əˈgrɛʃ ən /


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 nonaggression

non·ag·gres·sive, adjectivenon·ag·gres·sive·ly, adverbnon·ag·gres·sive·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for nonaggression

/ (ˌnɒnəˈɡrɛʃən) /


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