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


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


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

Origin of nonbelligerent

First recorded in 1905–10; non- + belligerent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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