Definition of non-playing in English:

non-playing

Line breaks: non-playing
Pronunciation: /nɒnˈpleɪɪŋ
 
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adjective

(Of a member of a team or club) not playing in a game or sport: the club ordered its non-playing staff to take a 10 per cent drop in salary he took his duties as the non-playing captain of the side very seriously
More example sentences
  • That money will enable the club to pay its playing and non-playing staff their wages for July today.
  • On the non-playing side of the club many thanks are due to all those involved with fund-raising during the year.
  • She'll gracefully decline the captaincy, and thereafter can run the team as its non-playing skipper.

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