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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