nonmilitant

adjective
non·​mil·​i·​tant | \ ˌnän-ˈmi-lə-tənt How to pronounce nonmilitant (audio) \

Definition of nonmilitant

: not militant: such as
a : not engaged in warfare or combat nonmilitant occupants of the war zone
b : not aggressively active (as in a cause) took a nonmilitant approach to the dispute

Other Words from nonmilitant

nonmilitant noun, plural nonmilitants
… examples of the numerous nonmilitants who have lost their lives in drone operations … — Mahvish Ahmad

First Known Use of nonmilitant

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonmilitant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmilitant. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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