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nontransparent

Syllabification: non·trans·par·ent
Pronunciation: /ˌnäntranˈsperənt
 
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Definition of nontransparent in English:

adjective

1Not able to be seen through; opaque: a work rendered in nontransparent acrylic
More example sentences
  • I wrote over 300 of these questions down on individual 3 x 5 cards, which were then sealed in nontransparent envelopes and placed in a large dark-green bag.
  • If you are quite concerned with privacy, buy a roomy, non-transparent poncho.
  • Try to wear loose-fitting, non-transparent clothing when in public.
2(Of an organization or its activities) not open to public scrutiny: the grant allocation process remains nontransparent and unclear

Derivatives

nontransparency

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noun

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