nonbelligerent

[ non-buh-lij-er-uhnt ]
/ ˌnɒn bəˈlɪdʒ ər ənt /

adjective

of or relating to a country whose status or policy is one of nonbelligerency.

noun

a nation that does not engage officially in a war but openly favors or gives aid to one of the active participants.

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Origin of nonbelligerent

First recorded in 1905–10; non- + belligerent
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