noncombatant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ combatant

Noun[edit]

noncombatant (plural noncombatants)

  1. Alternative form of non-combatant
    • 2017 September 27, David Browne, "Hugh Hefner, 'Playboy' Founder, Dead at 91," Rolling Stone
      Born in Chicago on April 9th, 1926, he was the son of Methodists, served as a noncombatant in World War II, earned a bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Illinois and didn't lose his virginity until he was 22.