Definition of noncompetitive in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnänkəmˈpedədiv/


1Not involving competition; not competitive: they joined in noncompetitive activities like friendship week
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  • Kids under five should be encouraged to play at the park or engage in games of noncompetitive tag or playful snowball fights.
  • A very popular annual event, the festival attracted sixty students who performed in a noncompetitive series of three recitals.
  • Tai chi is a noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise.
1.1Not subject to competition: noncompetitive eligibility
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  • Furthermore, the genetic correlation between noncompetitive and competitive viabilities was large and significant.
  • An especially attractive feature for those private interests seeking earmarks is that they are awarded on a noncompetitive basis and recipients need not meet any performance standards.
  • As it is, Pell Grants are noncompetitive, need-based federal funds available to any and all qualifying low-income individuals who wish to take part in college degree programs.

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Syllabification: non·com·pet·i·tive

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