non-Western

adjective
non-West·​ern | \ ˌnän-ˈwe-stərn How to pronounce non-Western (audio) \

Definition of non-Western

1 : not being part of the western tradition non-Western countries
2 : of or relating to non-Western societies non-Western values

First Known Use of non-Western

1902, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of non-Western was in 1902

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“Non-Western.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-Western. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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non-Western

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of non-Western

: 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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