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non-coercion

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Pronunciation: /nɒnkəʊˈəːʃ(ə)n
 
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Definition of non-coercion in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The policy of not using force or threats: their general commitment to non-coercion
More example sentences
  • He was a man who believed in non-intervention, non-coercion, non-violence in the era of the Cold War.
  • A libertarian society bases itself on the rule of law and more fundamental to that on the principle of an individual's liberty limited to the non-coercion of the other!
  • If pure non-coercion produced such efficient results, why do firms not expect their employees to spontaneously organize to produce more efficient outcomes than top-down direction?

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