Definition of nongovernmental in English:


Syllabification: non·gov·ern·men·tal
Pronunciation: /ˌnängəvər(n)ˈmentl


  • (Especially of an organization) not belonging to or associated with any government.
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    • Though routinely referred to as a non-governmental organization, the US Congress funds it.
    • It must instead rely on complaints from citizens, firms, and non-governmental organizations.
    • Few non-governmental organizations represented anything but parochial interests.

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