non–Western

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adjective non–West·ern \ˌnän-ˈwe-stərn\

Definition of non–Western

  1. 1 :  not being part of the western tradition non–Western countries

  2. 2 :  of or relating to non-Western societies non–Western values

First Known Use of non–western

1902


NON–WESTERN Defined for English Language Learners

non-Western

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Definition of non–Western for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the part of the world that does not include the countries of western Europe and North America


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