adjective non·union \-ˈyün-yən\
: not belonging to a labor union
: not accepting labor unions : not having employees who are members of a labor union
: not belonging to or connected with a trade union <nonunion carpenters>
: not recognizing or favoring trade unions or their members
: not produced or worked on by members of a trade union <nonunion lettuce>
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Examples of NONUNION
- They are cutting costs by using nonunion labor.
- It's a nonunion construction firm.
First Known Use of NONUNION
: failure of the fragments of a broken bone to knit together