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non-league Line breaks: non-league

Definition of non-league in English:

adjective

Denoting or relating to a sports club that does not belong to one of a country’s main professional leagues: he’s one of the best players in non-league football
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  • In May 1997, an energy drink manufacturer advertised its product on nasal strips worn by non-league Chelmsford City.
  • Ellison is no stranger to Tigers manager Peter Taylor, he took him from non-league Altrincham to Leicester City back in 2001.
  • Outside the masochism of the Maul Invitational, Michigan State will play just two nonleague games against big-name opponents.

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