noncombat

adjective

non·​com·​bat ˌnän-ˈkäm-ˌbat How to pronounce noncombat (audio)
: not involving combat
noncombat operations
: not engaged in or ready to engage in combat
noncombat military personnel

Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncombat was in 1918

Dictionary Entries Near noncombat

Cite this Entry

“Noncombat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncombat. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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