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nonresistance

noun non·re·sis·tance \ˌnän-ri-ˈzis-tən(t)s\

Definition of NONRESISTANCE

:  the principles or practice of passive submission to constituted authority even when unjust or oppressive; also :  the principle or practice of not resisting violence by force
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