nonadversarial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ adversarial

Adjective[edit]

nonadversarial (not comparable)

  1. Not adversarial.
    • 2007 January 19, Adam Liptak, “White House Shifting Tactics in Spy Cases”, New York Times:
      On Wednesday, the administration announced that an unnamed judge on the secret court, in a nonadversarial proceeding that apparently cannot be appealed, had issued orders that apparently both granted surveillance requests and set out some ground rules for how such requests would be handled.