nonconfrontation

noun
non·​con·​fron·​ta·​tion | \ ˌnän-ˌkän-(ˌ)frən-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce nonconfrontation (audio) \

Definition of nonconfrontation

: avoidance of confrontation But that was in West Germany, when the country was still divided and the party was clearly identified with a cautious foreign policy of nonconfrontation with the Communist countries.— Craig R. Whitney

First Known Use of nonconfrontation

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonconfrontation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconfrontation. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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