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nonmilitary

(ˌnɒnˈmɪlɪtərɪ)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) not relating to or involving the armed forces of a country
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Adj.1.nonmilitary - not associated with soldiers or the military; "unmilitary circles of government"; "fatigue duty involves nonmilitary labor"
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The intrusion of Pierre's nonmilitary figure in a white hat made an unpleasant impression at first.
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military bases, stipulates the United States has primary authority to try both military and nonmilitary U.
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