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noncore Syllabification: non·core
Pronunciation: /ˈnonˌkôr/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of noncore in English:

adjective

Not considered to be essential; expendable: substantial expenditure cuts in noncore service areas
More example sentences
  • GM is not alone in moving its noncore business processes to outsource service providers.
  • Green is selling-off noncore assets to pay down loans following a management buyout last year.
  • They're spinning off noncore operations to focus on their specialties.

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