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Definition of noncombatant noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    noncombatant

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    noun
    NAmE//ˌnɑnkəmˈbætnt//
     
     
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  1. 1a member of the armed forces who does not actually fight in a war, for example an army doctor
  2. 2in a war, a person who is not a member of the armed forces synonym civilian compare combatant