nonbelligerent nonbelligerent

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not directly at war

Usage(s):

  1. Foreign Minister Abba Eban pointedly offered Nasser's potential successor a nonbelligerent atmosphere in which to operate.
  2. One day last month the Falange Espaola's newsorgan Arriba whipped out a jingo editorial announcing that Spain was no longer neutral but nonbelligerent.
  3. On paper, Washington's indictment of Franco as the nonbelligerent lackey of Hitler and Mussolini was damning and determined.
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