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nonaggression

[non-uh-gresh-uh n] /ˌnɒn əˈgrɛʃ ən/
noun
1.
abstention from aggression, especially by a nation.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to abstention from aggression:
a nonaggression pact.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; non- + aggression
Related forms
nonaggressive, adjective
nonaggressively, adverb
nonaggressiveness, noun
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Examples for nonaggression
  • Each generation has been selectively bred for tameness-fearlessness and nonaggression toward humans.
British Dictionary definitions for nonaggression

nonaggression

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