nonbelligerent onbelligerent adj. not directly at war; as, nonbelligerent nations. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • nonbelligerent — onbelligerent n. A country which is not involved in a war. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonbelligerent — index neutral Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nonbelligerent — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonbelligerent — adjective not directly at war nonbelligerent nations • Similar to: ↑peaceful, ↑peaceable * * * I. “+ adjective Etymology: non (I) + belligerent, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonbelligerent — /non beuh lij euhr euhnt/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a country whose status or policy is one of nonbelligerency. n. 2. a nation that does not engage officially in a war but openly favors or gives aid to one of the active participants. [1905 10; …   Universalium

  • nonbelligerent — 1. adjective Not belligerent, aggressive or warlike 2. noun A peaceful person, or a nation that is not at war …   Wiktionary

  • nonbelligerent — n. one who is not belligerent, person or group that is not aggressive adj. nonaggressive, not belligerent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonbelligerent — non·belligerent …   English syllables

  • nonbelligerent — non bel•lig′er•ent adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • World War II — the war between the Axis and the Allies, beginning on September 1, 1939, with the German invasion of Poland and ending with the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, and of Japan on August 14, 1945. Abbr.: WWII * * * or Second World War (1939–45)… …   Universalium

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