Definition of nonviolence in English:


Syllabification: non·vi·o·lence
Pronunciation: /nänˈvīələns


  • The use of peaceful means, not force, to bring about political or social change.
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    • Yet this was a just war, where the principle of non-violence did not for once apply.
    • His participation in conferences is to spread the message of peace and non-violence.
    • Pope John Paul will be remembered for his resolve to promote love, peace and non-violence.

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