Definitions of Non

  1. A prefix meaning not: used before many words, which are selfexplaining. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Not, a Latin word used as a prefix, as in NON-APPEARANCE, NON-ATTENDANCE, NON-COMPLIANCE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Not, a prefix giving a negative sense to words, as non-essential, non-resident, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. Prefix implying not or negation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. A common Latin prefix signifying not, reversing the sense of the word which it precedes; a hyphen is generally placed between non and the word following, sometimes not-as, non-ability, want of ability. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for Non

  1. He had no idea as to the necessity or non necessity of any measure whatever in reference to the well- being of the country. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. There is no point the non Italian Episcopate with the foreign Cardinals and the Great Powers, are so united upon as throwing open the Curia and the Sacred College to foreigners. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger