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nonviolent

[non-vahy-uh-luh nt] /nɒnˈvaɪ ə lənt/
adjective
1.
not violent; free of violence.
2.
peacefully resistant, as in response to or protest against injustice, especially on moral or philosophical grounds.
Origin of nonviolent
1915-1920
1915-20; non- + violent
Related forms
nonviolently, adverb
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