nonhostile

adjective
non·​hos·​tile | \ ˌnän-ˈhä-stᵊl How to pronounce nonhostile (audio) , -ˌstī(-ə)l\

Definition of nonhostile

: not hostile: such as
a : not of or relating to an enemy nonhostile territory
b : not unfriendly or antagonistic a nonhostile relationship

First Known Use of nonhostile

1850, in the meaning defined above

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