nonaggression


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non·ag·gres·sion

 (nŏn′ə-grĕsh′ən)
n.
Lack of intention to show aggression against a foreign government or nation.

nonaggression

(ˌnɒnəˈɡrɛʃən)
n
a. restraint of aggression, esp between states
b. (as modifier): a nonaggression pact.

non•ag•gres•sion

(ˌnɒn əˈgrɛʃ ən)

n.
1. the state or fact of abstaining from aggressive behavior: a small nation admired for its nonaggression.
adj.
2. Also, non`ag•gres′sive. of, demonstrating, or entailing abstention from aggression: The two countries signed a nonaggression pact.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonaggression - a policy of not initiating hostilities; "they signed a nonaggression pact"
foreign policy - a policy governing international relations
Translations

nonaggression

nNichtangriff m; nonaggression treaty or pactNichtangriffspakt m

nonaggression

[ˌnɒnəˈgrɛʃn] nnon aggressione f
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1939: Germany and Russia signed a short-lived nonaggression pact which left Hitler free to attack Poland.
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Pyongyang voided the Korean War armistice and nonaggression pacts it signed with South Korea decades ago and cut off all cross-border hotlines before declaring that it was in "a state of war.
On Friday, it vowed to scrap its nonaggression agreements with South Korea, sever an inter-Korean hot-line, and nullify the Joint Declaration on the Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, reached between the two Koreas, which came into force in 1992.
Teppei Ino, global markets research analyst at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, said he believes the yen-selling was partly spurred by concerns over North Korea's announcement in the morning that it would nullify its nonaggression agreements with South Korea and sever an inter-Korean hot-line.
Rabbani defended the government's dealings with North Waziristan-based militant commander Hafiz Gul Bahadur, who is believed to have signed a nonaggression pact with the government, saying "at the moment he seems to be trying to keep himself out of the trouble.
Further increasing international pressure on Colonel Qaddafi, the Libyan leader, Italy suspended a 2008 treaty with Libya that includes a nonaggression clause, a move that could allow it to take part in future peacekeeping operations in Libya or enable the use of its military bases in any possible intervention.
He carried a nonaggression pact signed by Adolf Hitler which stated the German leader's desire never to go to war with Britain again.
GERMANY and Poland sign a 10-year nonaggression pact.
In the first episode, the historian looks at the events of 1939 when, just weeks before the outbreak of war, Nazi foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop visited the Soviet Union to negotiate a pact of nonaggression with Stalin.
It should offer a pledge of nonaggression in return for the cessation of Iran's nuclear enrichment activities, and it should ease up on the hostile rhetoric so as not to entrench the hardliners even further.
Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Thursday welcomed France's willingness to accede to ASEAN's nonaggression pact known as the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation.