nonmilitary nonmilitary  /nɑn ˈmɪ lə ˌtɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not associated with soldiers or the military

Usage(s):

  1. True, Administration officials have said that pre-emption can take nonmilitary forms.
  2. The Real Cancun is The Real World as if it were on Cinemax: all the drama plus cursing, nudity and an innovative, nonmilitary use of an infrared camera.
  3. In 2003, Ivins and his fellow scientists received the Decoration of Exceptional Civilian Service, the highest honor given to nonmilitary Defense Department employees.

News

  1. Billions wasted on hostile countries

    The United States pays out over $12 billion every year in nonmilitary aid, according to figures I received from Rep. Reid Ribble. Meanwhile, other politicians, such as Rep.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette

  2. Drone Software’s Future Sky High?

    DreamHammer looks to direct its drone software into use for nonmilitary functions.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Business Journal

Quotes

  1. "We need more troops, more helicopters, better intelligence-gathering and more nonmilitary assistance to accomplish the mission there," Obama said.
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

  2. "We very much believe that there is no military solution. Equally there is no entirely nonmilitary solution," Cowper-Coles said. "We've got to keep up the military pressure on the Taliban, but at the same time we've got to use the other...
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Sherard Cowper-Coles Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This is therefore an argument about the funding of a political campaign to lift nonmilitary sanctions on Iraq, which killed 1 million people, and to stop the rush to a war which has cost the lives of hundreds of thousands more," Galloway said.
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: George Galloway Source: International Herald Tribune

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