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Definition of "non-violent" []

  • Without violence. (adjective)
  • Opposed to violence. (adjective)
  • Sentenced for a crime that did not involve violence. (adjective)

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Use "non-violent" in a sentence
  • "Activists say they were given repeated assurances by a chief inspector from the Metropolitan police that they would be shown to safety after the protest, which she described as non-violent and sensible."
  • "About 150 activists were arrested in Fortnum & Mason despite holding what Chief Inspector Claire Clark described as a non-violent and "sensible" demonstration."
  • "Some have even called on her to resign because she repeatedly calls the non-violent, non-criminal immigrant majority of people that the Obama Administration deports "criminals" and "collateral damage.""