non·​ri·​ot·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈrī-ə-tər How to pronounce nonrioter (audio) \
plural nonrioters

Definition of nonrioter

: one who does not create or participate in a riot … it is worth noticing here, against the background of all that has been heard about the effects of broken homes, that the rioters were no more likely than the nonrioters to have come from homes which lacked the presence of an adult male.— Hadley Arkes

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nonrioting \ ˌnän-​ˈrī-​ə-​tiŋ How to pronounce nonrioter (audio) \ adjective
Care was taken not to hit collateral targets and nonrioting and non-shooting bystanders … — Benny Morris

First Known Use of nonrioter

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonrioter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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