non-Western

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

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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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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