Non-combatant



[non-kuh m-bat-nt, non-kom-buh-tnt] /ˌnɒn kəmˈbæt nt, nɒnˈkɒm bə tnt/

noun
1.
a person connected with a military force in some capacity other than that of a fighter, as a surgeon or chaplain.
2.
a person who is not directly involved in combat; a civilian in wartime.
adjective
3.
not constituting, designed for, or engaged in combat.
/ˌnɒnˈkɒmbətənt/
noun
1.
a civilian in time of war
2.
a member of the armed forces whose duties do not include fighting, such as a chaplain or surgeon
n.

also noncombatant, 1809, from non- + combatant. A word from the Napoleonic wars.

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