Definition of non-active in English:

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non-active

adjective

1Not participating or working: non-active trustees a non-active placebo tablet
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  • They will be interviewed on-farm or, in the case of non-active members, by telephone.
  • Small environmental changes can produce conditions that are more suitable to a portion of the non-active bacterial population.
  • Half were given the cream and the rest a non-active placebo.
2Not engaging in physically energetic pursuits: sometimes skinny girls have non-active lifestyles, while some bigger girls are more active
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  • Females classified as highly active were more likely to have used alcohol and to have binge drank compared to non-active individuals.
  • Female fitness instructors who exercised an average of 3.8 times per week had lower iron stores than non-active women.
  • If we know that Joe Bloggs regularly goes jogging for half an hour three times a week, we look on him as an active person expending much more daily energy than the average non-active person.
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