Definition of nontrivial in English:

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nontrivial

Pronunciation: /nänˈtrivēəl/

adjective

1Not trivial; significant.
Example sentences
  • All this means that applying patches is a non-trivial and increasingly expert task.
  • It's a non-trivial exercise and if something goes wrong, it can go spectacularly wrong.
  • Therefore, modifying the site to add new capabilities is decidedly non-trivial.
1.1 Mathematics Having some variables or terms that are not equal to zero or an identity.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps it is most famous for presenting the ‘Hundred fowls problem’ which is an indeterminate problem with three non-trivial solutions.

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Syllabification: non·triv·i·al

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