Definitions

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  • adj. Not of or pertaining to battle.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ battle

Examples

  • The Wehrmacht lost more than 100,000 killed or wounded, and nearly double that number missing or suffering nonbattle injuries.

    Between War and Peace

  • And I'm Marie the Queen of Romania and I'm bored to tears with the Clintons and their stupid stupid nonbattle for nothing.

    Obama Advisers See Need To Improve His Efforts With Blue Collar Voters

  • In nonbattle situations she was already too small a target, too far down Temperance's gravity well and too close to Temperance's atmosphere for anything but the most heroic retrieval attempts.

    Old Mans War

  • The third soldier was killed in a nonbattle - related incident.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2004

  • Another died after fighting in Baghdad, and a third soldier died in a nonbattle-related incident.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2004

  • They also do not include stateside administrative and medical attrition of military personnel; the Merchant Marine and Coast Guard's 10,095 dead and 12,000 other battle casualties, primarily from German subma¬rines; nor the Navy and Marines '30,442 nonbattle deaths.

    NPR Topics: News

  • While the frequently quoted number of Army and Army Air Force casualties stands at 936,259, this figure does not include a wide array of administrative separations as well as 9,256 nonbattle deaths or other categories that continually drained the Army of manpower and were closely monitored by senior leaders.

    NPR Topics: News

  • These included 50,520 disability discharges due to nonbattle injuries in combat zones (such as loading accidents), combat-related psychiatric breakdowns accounting for 312,354 discharges, and medical discharges totaling a stunning 862,356 from illnesses contracted in disease-ridden overseas theaters - and none of these figures account for soldiers who were hospitalized and then returned to their units after recovery.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Additional searches for DNA samples, nonbattle, and DMZ casualties

    xml's Blinklist.com

  • The butcher’s bill was high: some 78,000 casualties and another 56,000 nonbattle losses from trench foot and, ominously, substantial numbers of neuropsychiatric cases.

    Between War and Peace

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