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nonviolent

adjective non·vi·o·lent \-lənt\

: not using or involving violence

Full Definition of NONVIOLENT

:  abstaining or free from violence
non·vi·o·lent·ly adverb

Examples of NONVIOLENT

  1. He argued that nonviolent drug offenders should receive shorter sentences.

First Known Use of NONVIOLENT

1920

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