Definition of non-European in English:


Syllabification: non-Eu·ro·pe·an


  • Not European: a wide range of non-European cultures
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    • The committee comprised a European official, three non-European officials, two ‘native’ officials and one native non-official.
    • Europe therefore learnt about non-European societies through other Europeans, predominantly through what they wrote about them, but also through attempts visually to represent them.
    • The hotly debated questions of what caused ‘new imperialism’ and what effects it had on the various European and non-European actors cannot be discussed here.


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  • A person who is not European: the art and music of non-Europeans
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    • The Ballon d' Or recognises not only Europeans but non-Europeans who play their club football in Europe.
    • Many of us non-Europeans go to Europe for the historic effect.
    • Is this another wedge to divide Europeans and non-Europeans?

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody