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non-hostile Line breaks: non-hostile
Pronunciation: /nɒnˈhɒstʌɪl/

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Definition of non-hostile in English:


Not hostile or aggressive: police will use a non-hostile approach troops wounded in non-hostile acts
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  • Given that they often occur in non-firing, non-hostile situations, what causes these accidents?
  • Whenever a baboon wishes to make a non-hostile approach to a weaker animal, he or she must make a friendly face and give a gentle grunt.
  • Can we make this a completely non-hostile exchange of perspectives?

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