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- adj. Not belligerent, aggressive or warlike
- n. A peaceful person, or a nation that is not at war
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. not directly at war.
- n. A country which is not involved in a war.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not directly at war
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That nonbelligerent visual message mirrored what bin Laden said: Your security is not in the hands of Kerry, or Bush, or al-Qaeda.
In the midst of the Suez crisis, he negotiated the continued flow of Saudi oil to the nonbelligerent nations.
She will be in a hole the citizens of Iowa and New Hampshire voted her into, which she will not be able to dig out of because she'll be completely on the defensive as her opponents throw believable nonbelligerent dirt into her presidential grave.
How can the Bible be used to support tax breaks for the rich, lying at all levels of government, aggressive wars against nonbelligerent nations, torture, and all other horrors of our day?
Luckily for the group, a younger, nonbelligerent man accepted Grogan's challenge.
He was a nonbelligerent in the theory wars, and though you might think that you could guess where his sympathies lay, it was always a mistake to assume that you had taken the measure of Appel.
How is it possible that a member of Congress can say it is "a waste of time" to impeach a president who has lied-under oath of office-to justify invading a nonbelligerent country, conspired to torture prisoners and to strip them of their constitutional rights, illegally spied on American citizens, violated international treaties against aggressive war and treatment of POW's, and, quite possibly, is complicit in treason and war profiteering?
Palestinian human rights must be protected as generally recognized under international law, including self-determination, free speech, equal treatment of all persons, freedom from prolonged military domination and imprisonment without trial, the right of families to be reunited, the sanctity of ownership of property, and the right of nonbelligerent people to live in peace.
Since Switzerland was a nonbelligerent, the airmen were not considered either prisoners of war or evaders; having entered the country armed and willingly, they were classified as internees.
It is the best guarantee of global security, because democratic societies are nonbelligerent.