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\(ˈ)nänalso, ˌnənor, ˈnən, before ˈ-stressed syllable, ˌnänalso, ˌnən, before ˌ-stressed or unstressed syllable; the variant with əis also to be understood at pronounced entries, though not shown\

Definition of non- 

1 : not : other than : reverse of : absence of nontoxic nonlinear

2 : of little or no consequence : unimportant : worthless nonissues nonsystem

3 : lacking the usual especially positive characteristics of the thing specified noncelebration nonart

History and Etymology for non-

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin non not, from Old Latin noenum, from ne- not + oinom, neuter of oinos one — more at no, one

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