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non-contentious

Line breaks: non-conten¦tious
Pronunciation: /nɒnkənˈtɛnʃəs
 
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Definition of non-contentious in English:

adjective

1Not causing or likely to cause an argument.
Example sentences
  • When I fancy a couple of solitary late-night pints in non-contentious company, I tend towards the Royal Borough of Islington.
  • I've been known to use a Palm for notes myself, in non-contentious, low pressure situations.
  • A seemingly non-contentious planning application left Ryedale District Councillors deadlocked and divided last night.
2 Law Not involving differences between contending parties.
Example sentences
  • Mark is a member of the firm's regional construction and engineering group having specialised in contentious and non-contentious construction law for over ten years.
  • Your Honours, the issues in this matter are clear-cut and they are non-contentious.
  • Generally, barristers can only be briefed by solicitors, although the Bar Council allows very limited direct access to barristers in non-contentious cases.

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