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nonbelligerency

[ non-buh-lij-er-uhn-see ]
/ ˌnɒn bəˈlɪdʒ ər ən si /
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noun
the state or status of not participating in a war.
the status or policy of a nation that does not participate openly in a war but supports the cause of one of the belligerents.
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Origin of nonbelligerency

First recorded in 1935–40; non- + belligerency
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