Meaning of nonbelligerency


Pronunciation: (non"bu-lij'ur-un-sē), [key]
— n.
  1. the state or status of not participating in a war.
  2. the status or policy of a nation that does not participate openly in a war but supports the cause of one of the belligerents.
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