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nonmilitant

adjective accommodative, agreeable, amicable, appeasable, conciliable, conciliative, conciliatory, concordant, forgiving, gentle, halcyon, irenic, meek, neutral, nonaggresive, noncombatant, nonviolent, pacificatory, pacifistic, peace-loving, peaceful, placable, placative, propitiable, propitiatory, tolerant, unaggressive, unhostile, unmilitant, unwarlike
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led airstrikes against ISIS in Syria last year, it has been disappointed by Washington's limited efforts to train and arm nonmilitant rebel groups.
Formed in 1903 by six women, including Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst, the WSPU was a splinter group of the larger constitutional and nonmilitant NUWSS.
These preachers, by radicalising various layers of the society, will ignite it - so these groups and their activities should be put under the counterterrorism [microscope] rather than ignoring them as nonpolitical and nonmilitant preachers," The Christian Science Monitor quoted Arif Jamal, author of "Shadow War: The Untold Story of Jihad in Kashmir," as saying.
The massive loss of union density during the 1980s and the more gradual decline afterwards were the products of a nonmilitant labour leadership committed to top-down rule and an ideology favourable towards capitalist accumulation.
Belton's experiences at Stowe University contribute to the development of his vehemently nonmilitant, nonviolent stance.
Mutual respect and a corporate spirit mattered as much to Charlotte Despard as to Alice Meynell, an admirer of the nonmilitant NUWSS.
Fringe concepts were delivered in entertainment - Ann Romano (of 'One Day at a Time') as a divorced parent, Mary Tyler Moore as a single, female professional - and presented in a user-friendly, modest, nonmilitant way.
Liverpool's famous women's votes campaigner, the MP Eleanor Rathbone, took a strictly nonmilitant line, but there were close links as Sylvia's campaigning against Mussolini's invasion of Ethiopia allowed Eleanor Rathbone to ask questions in Parliament, which ministers were forced to answer.
In a country with no rigid, institutionalized form of modernism, postmodernism can afford to be relaxed, nonmilitant, dialectic ("Postmodernismul--o contrautopie" |Postmodernism--A Counter-Utopia~ 5).
Rather, the official said, Israel has engaged mainly with nonmilitant rebels like the Free Syrian Army.
The proceeds from the season were divided between the WSPU and Millicent Garrett Fawcett's nonmilitant National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).
The Brookings Institution estimates that, along with the 2,700-plus militants killed by drones in Pakistan, some 400 nonmilitants may have been killed.