nonhostile

adjective non·hos·tile \ ˌnän-ˈhä-stᵊl , -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

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