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  • adj. Of, or relating to, that which is not contentious.

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  • adj. of persons; not given to controversy


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  • The Israel lobby went crazy, and Ricks and the Post backed down, alas (with Ricks saying drily that he was going to go back to a noncontentious issue: Iraq).

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  • Of these the Introduction should contain noncontentious matter, and the Conclusion should be a restatement of the proposition, with a bare summary of the main issues in affirmative (or negative) form.

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  • But the well gave up quantities of noncontentious matter before Mayhew's services were required.

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  • The League was preached by President Wilson and by British statesmen in 1918 and 1919, not simply as an organization of international co-operation in noncontentious and humanitarian activities.

    The International Situation and the Protocol

  • Some of Mr. Cameron's ideas are relatively noncontentious; for example, he would like the court's decisions to be accepted as precedents to prevent its having to hear similar types of cases.

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  • Cameroon's noncontentious, low-profile approach to foreign relations puts it squarely in the middle of other African and developing country states on major issues.


  • Tolerance obviously requires a noncontentious manner of relating toward one another's differences.

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  • Can lxxiv equivocal humble banking business online to the noncontentious hellish conscript in it brevibloc, measurer, monstrance and penult.

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  • Nevertheless, the change in tone of Russian-American relations has made possible achievements like the relatively noncontentious talks over nuclear arms reduction that now seem close to conclusion.

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