nonviolent

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adjective non·vi·o·lent \ˌnän-ˈvī-ə-lənt\

Definition of nonviolent

  1. :  abstaining or free from violence

nonviolently

adverb

Examples of nonviolent in a sentence

  1. He argued that nonviolent drug offenders should receive shorter sentences.

1905

First Known Use of nonviolent

1905


NONVIOLENT Defined for English Language Learners

nonviolent

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adjective non·vi·o·lent \ˌnän-ˈvī-ə-lənt\

Definition of nonviolent for English Language Learners

  • : not using or involving violence


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