nondefense

adjective non·de·fense \ ˌnän-di-ˈfen(t)s \
Updated on: 23 Feb 2018

Definition of nondefense

: not related to or used for a nation's military defenses
  • nondefense spending
  • nondefense businesses/industries

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1961


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