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non-military

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Pronunciation: /nɒnˈmɪlɪt(ə)ri
 
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Definition of non-military in English:

adjective

Not belonging to, characteristic of, or involving the armed forces; civilian: the widespread destruction of non-military targets
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  • What should specifically targeting non-military targets to maximize civilian casualties be called?
  • The 13-strong caving group included non-military personnel John Taylor of North Derbyshire and Kevin Welch from North Yorkshire.
  • The nine-month expedition, whose patron is the Prince of Wales, is one of the most adventurous non-military trips by Service personnel.

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