nonconfrontation

noun non·con·fron·ta·tion \ ˌnän-ˌkän-(ˌ)frən-ˈtā-shən \

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


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