Definition of nonpublic in English:


Syllabification: non·pub·lic
Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈpəblik


  • 1Not open or available to the public: the museum’s nonpublic spaces
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    • They also provides a nonpublic version of their compiler under a support contract.
    • Employees who routinely handle nonpublic information are aware of the policies surrounding confidential information.
    • Disclosure of material nonpublic information on a publicly traded company's blog could be deemed a prohibited selective disclosure under federal securities laws.
  • 2Not publicly owned or controlled; private: nonpublic schools
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    • Quality assurance requirements need to be tightened, including stronger requirements for nonpublic institutions.
    • The way to give children a small school experience is to give their parents options, including nonpublic schools.
    • To survive, they say, universities will have to rely more, not less, heavily on nonpublic revenue sources.
  • 3Not taking place in public: nonpublic behavior
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    • It allows one to speak informally with band members and their assistants, and to observe their nonpublic behavior.
    • Even nonpublic reversals have been cause for recrimination.

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