Examples of nonviolent in a Sentence
He argued that nonviolent drug offenders should receive shorter sentences.
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Last week, Kim Kardashian visited the White House to ask Trump to pardon Alice Johnson, a 62-year-old great-grandmother who was given a life sentence for a nonviolent first-time drug offense.
Though many protesters are nonviolent, some Palestinians have attacked the fence—rolling burning tires, firing small arms, throwing Molotov cocktails and flying flaming kites.
For the last two months, Hamas has maintained that the massive weekly protests are nonviolent.
His original exhortation on the power of love, then, was an explanation for his nonviolent philosophy.
Bensalem police had 40 encounters with DiNardo since 2011, most of which were nonviolent.
In Armenia, the revolution was led by a former journalist, Nikol Pashinyan, who not only helped bring down a corrupt leader last month through nonviolent means but was then chosen by the parliament on May 8 to become prime minister.
That 1962 tract, by civil rights activist Robert F. Williams, was the first of the era to advocate for armed resistance against white supremacy, cutting against the nonviolent framework that dominated the civil rights movement in the early 1960s.
According to the campaign, protesters will spend the next 40 days engaged in nonviolent action, including the mobilization of voters and holding teach-ins.
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NONVIOLENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonviolent for English Language Learners
: not using or involving violence
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