Definition of non-violent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌnɒn ˈvaɪələnt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌnɑːn ˈvaɪələnt//
    Political views and systems
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  1. 1using peaceful methods, not force, to bring about political or social change non-violent resistance a non-violent protest See related entries: Political views and systems
  2. 2not involving force, or injury to somebody non-violent crimes