Definition of non-American in English:

non-American

Syllabification: non-A·mer·i·can

adjective

Not American: a major non-American news source
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  • So, both American citizens and non-American citizens are covered by these rulings.
  • The lawsuit will be filed under the Alien Tort Claims Act, an act that allows non-American citizens to use the courts to hold Americans responsible for international law violations.
  • In your plea to get your non-American readers to write to voters in Clark County, Iowa, you are correct that events in the US have had, and will have, effects on world events.

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A person who is not American: the first non-American to win the International Blues Challenge
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  • Given the strength of the international field, there's a good chance a non-American will win this time, too.
  • A U.S. newspaper suggests an internationally recognized civilian administration headed by a non-American.
  • He was the first non-American to win the event for 32 years.

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