Definition of non-voting in English:

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non-voting

Pronunciation: /ˌnɒnˈvəʊtɪŋ/

adjective

Not having or using a vote: a non-voting delegate
More example sentences
  • Its constitution permitted others to join and made provision for voting and non-voting members.
  • They have a non-voting delegate in the House, but making deals for votes is often how the House does business.
  • There was a non-voting member of the House of Representatives from 1992.

Derivatives

non-voter

Pronunciation: /ˌnɒnˈvəʊtə/
noun
Example sentences
  • It was above all the large number of non-voters who made the SVP the strongest party.
  • Nevertheless, quite a few non-voters have so far registered their reasons for avoiding the ballot box.
  • Yes, the non-voters may very well make up a significant fraction of the 100,000 protestors.

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