non-violent

non-violent
.non-'violent
adj
not using or not involving violence
→↑peaceful
a non-violent protest against the government
an increase in the amount of violent and non-violent crime

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • non-violent — non violent, ente [ nɔ̃vjɔlɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • 1924; de non violence 1 ♦ Qui procède par la non violence. Manifestations non violentes. 2 ♦ N. Partisan de la non violence; personne qui manifeste dans cet esprit. Non violents portés par la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Non-violent — Non violence  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Non violence (sculpture).  Manifestation non violente contre les essais nucléaires, Paris, 1995 La non violence …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Non violent — Non violence  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Non violence (sculpture).  Manifestation non violente contre les essais nucléaires, Paris, 1995 La non violence …   Wikipédia en Français

  • non-violent — (adj.) also nonviolent, 1896, from NON (Cf. non ) + VIOLENT (Cf. violent). From 1920 in reference to principle or practice of abstaining from violence, in writings of M.K. Gandhi. It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • non-violent — also nonviolent 1) ADJ GRADED Non violent methods of bringing about change do not involve hurting people or causing damage. King was a worldwide symbol of non violent protest against racial injustice... I would only belong to an environmental… …   English dictionary

  • ˌnon-ˈviolent — adj 1) using peaceful methods to achieve political change a campaign of non violent resistance[/ex] 2) non violent crime does not involve physically hurting people ˌnon ˈviolence noun [U] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • non-violent — UK / US adjective 1) using peaceful methods to achieve political change They began a campaign of non violent resistance. 2) non violent crime does not involve physically hurting people …   English dictionary

  • non-violent — adj. Non violent is used with these nouns: ↑crime, ↑felony, ↑means, ↑offence, ↑offender, ↑protest, ↑protester, ↑resistance, ↑tactic …   Collocations dictionary

  • non violent, non violente — ● non violent, non violente adjectif non violent, non violente nom Qui relève de la non violence ; qui en est partisan …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • non-violent — adjective a) (Of a deed, event etc.) Without violence. b) (Of a person or movement) Opposed to violence. Syn: pacific, peace loving Ant: violent …   Wiktionary

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