nonbelligerent


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I would hope that the protesters could not just be silent, but nonbelligerent, both for the children and their parents.
In many ways, the widespread opening of the legal profession at the end of World War I has the appearance of a bandwagon effect, among the nonbelligerent as well as the belligerent powers.
Although Zedillo has on the whole adhered to the nonbelligerent approach adopted by the Salinas government, his political debility appears to have been reflected over the years in recurrent vacillation as he occasionally yielded temporarily to more militant outlooks.
Thankfully for the Pilgrims, our region's natives, severely weakened by the 1617 typhus epidemic introduced by French explorers, were not only nonbelligerent, but helpful, generous and initially much more tolerant and forgiving than the Pilgrims would have been had the Wampanoags settled on their land and stole their seed.
Its ranks would include Palestinian Jews, stateless Jewish refugees from Axis Europe, and Jews from nonbelligerent nations.
Thankfully for the Pilgrims, our region's Indians, severely weakened by the 1617 typhus epidemic introduced by French explorers, were not only nonbelligerent, but critically helpful, generous and initially much more tolerant and forgiving than the Pilgrims would have been, had Indians tried to settle their land and steal their seed.