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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
non-combatantˌnon-ˈcombatant / $ ˌ..ˈ../ noun [countable]  1 PMsomeone who is in the army, navy etc during a war but who does not actually fight, for example an army doctor2 someone who is not in the army, navy etc during a war syn civiliannon-combatant adjective non-combatant military advisers
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non-combatantFor the non-combatant was not to be merely the quiet underwriter of his country's military undertakings.The holy warriors don't notice the non-combatant.
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