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nonidentical

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adjective non·iden·ti·cal \ˌnän-(ˌ)ī-ˈden-ti-kəl, -ə-ˈden-\

Definition of nonidentical

  1. 1 :  different

  2. 2 :  fraternal 2 <nonidentical twins>



Examples of nonidentical

  1. <the nonidentical bullet fragments were presented as evidence that more than one gun was involved>



1890

First Known Use of nonidentical

1890

Rhymes with nonidentical


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nonidentical

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adjective non·iden·ti·cal \ˌnän-(ˌ)ī-ˈdent-i-kəl, ˌnän-ə-ˈdent-\

Medical Definition of nonidentical

  1. :  not identical; especially :  fraternal




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