noncombat

adjective non·com·bat \ ˌnän-ˈkäm-ˌbat \

Definition of noncombat

: not involving combat
  • noncombat operations
: not engaged in or ready to engage in combat
  • noncombat military personnel

First Known Use of noncombat

1918

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