Definition of nonparticipating in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnänpərˈtisəˌpādiNG/


1Not involved or taking part in an activity.
Example sentences
  • As the girls posed, the guys ogled and non-participating girls frowned on those involved.
  • A particularly good game of One Touch would actually attract non-participating spectators.
  • I am not impressed by the policy in international cricket that both umpires must be from a non-participating country.
2(Of an insurance policy) not allowing the holder a share of the profits, typically in the form of a bonus, made by the company.

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Syllabification: non·par·tic·i·pat·ing

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